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I Temperature correction

  1. Mar 11, 2016 #1
    Dear All,
    I have collected temperature data for a period of about 4 months with a device called ibutton attached to the surface of a concrete wall. My problem is the button is made of Stainless steel 305 and exposed to sunlight.
    I am interested in obtaining the wall surface temperature and at the same time i know the effect of the sunlight would affect temperature readings (if i am not wrong).
    does anyone know or have an idea on how i can correct these readings if i have to?
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  3. Mar 11, 2016 #2
    Data available to me at the moment are: average irradiance of the location, specific heat of the stainless steel 305 and that of the concrete wall (including temperature values)
  4. Mar 11, 2016 #3


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    Can you shade the temperature sensor and compare readings in and out of sunlight? Or can you compare readings on cloudy days vs clear days?
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