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 WL 372 Heat Conduction Unit
 Technical Description

The experimental unit comprises two heater and cooler combinations that provide the necessary temperature difference.

The linear thermal conduction experiment allows the thermal properties of different samples to be investigated.

Each experimental set-up is equipped with up to nine temperature measuring points. The temperatures are displayed on the control unit. The heating capacity is also adjusted and displayed here. The measured values are transmitted directly to a PC via USB. The data acquisition software is included.

Learning Objectives / Experiments
Linear conduction (flat wall)
- determination of temperature curves with different
materials
- determination of the temperature curve during a
malfunction
- determination of thermal conductivity

Radial conduction
- determination of the temperature curve
- determination of thermal conductivity
 Features

* Demonstration of heat conductivity in solid

materials1
* Linear and radial heat conductivity1
* Complete experiment instructions

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 Specification [1] investigating heat conduction in solid objects[2] experimentation set-up, consisting of experimental unit and display and control unit[3] linear conduction: 3 inserts, 9 temperature measuring points, heating and cooling element[4] radial conduction: 6 temperature measuring points, heater at centre, cooling coil at outer diameter of the disc[5] cooling with tap water[6] electric heaters[7] processing of measured data on a PC [8] LabVIEW software for data acquisition via USB under Windows XP or Windows Vista Technical Data Linear conduction- 3 inserts, insulated- 1x DxL: 25x30mm, steel - 1x DxL: 15x30mm, brass- 1x DxL: 30x30mm, brass- heater: 140WRadial conduction- disc diameter: 100x4mm - heater: 125W- cooling coil at outer diameter of disc Measuring ranges- temperature: 9x 0...100°C- power: 0...200W Dimensions and Weight LxWxH: 350x350x200mm (experimental unit)LxWxH: 470x380x210mm (display and control unit)Weight: approx. 22kg Required for Operation 230V, 50/60Hz, 1 phase or 120V, 60Hz, 1 phaseWater connection Scope of Delivery 1 experimental unit1 display and control unit1 set of inserts1 set of hoses1 LabVIEW software CD + USB cable1 manual Order Details 060.37200  WL 372  Heat Conduction Unit
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