Principles of Technology

Thermal Rate (3:4)

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How is controlling thermal rate similar to fluid rate?


What is the formula for thermal rate?


What are the units for this formula?


What unusual source generates heat in a domed stadium?


What happens during a concert?


Name and describe the 4 things which affect how fast heat energy moves in a thermal system









What is the equation for heat flow rate if you know temperature difference, thickness, area, and thermal conductivity of a substance?


How fast is the space shuttle moving when it begins to re-enter the atmosphere?


What does this produce?


What do they coat the outside of the shuttle with?


Why do they do this?



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