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Electron Beam Technique For Measuring The Thermophysical Properties Of Materials

Report Number: WADD TR 60-190
Author: Childers, H. M.
Author: Cerceo, J. M.
Corporate Author: American Machine & Foundry Company
Laboratory: Physics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Pages: 77
Contract: AF 33(616)-6527
Project: 7360
Task: 73603
AD Number: AD0272691

Abstract:
The determination of the suitability of electron bombardment for measuring the thermophysical properties of materials is made. A solution is given which is applicable to the case of a radiating cylindrical sample. Conclusions are that the technique offers a valuable tool for measuring these properties within described limits. Values of α, k, ρcp and ε were determined for graphite and Al2O3 (Polycrystalline). Recommendations on instrumentation are made for the further development of this technique.


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Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
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