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Homework Help: Thermal Inertia

  1. Oct 22, 2007 #1

    I need help with a question in a Fire Safety course I'm studying for. The question reads :

    Define the following terms and indicate the units in which they are normally expressed.

    State how low numerical values for these properties would affect the ease with which solid materials can be ignited (set out your answer in the form of a table)

    1) Density
    2) Specific Heat
    3) Thermal Conductivity

    I've answered the first part but have no idea how to put together a table to answer the second part. My physics is poor. Any help would be appreciated.
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