# thermal resistance measurement

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• Thermal transmittance — Thermal transmittance, also known as U value, is the rate of transfer of heat (in watts) through one square metre of a structure divided by the difference in temperature across the structure. It is expressed in watts per square metre per kelvin,… …   Wikipedia

• Thermal conductivity — In physics, thermal conductivity, k, is the property of a material that indicates its ability to conduct heat. It appears primarily in Fourier s Law for heat conduction.First, we define heat conduction by the formula::: H=frac{Delta Q}{Delta t}=k …   Wikipedia

• Thermal contact conductance — In physics, thermal contact conductance is the study of heat conduction between solid bodies in thermal contact. The thermal contact conductance coefficient, hc, is a property indicating the thermal conductivity, or ability to conduct heat,… …   Wikipedia

• Electrical resistance — is a ratio of the degree to which an object opposes an electric current through it, measured in Ohms. Its reciprocal quantity is electrical conductance measured in Siemens. Assuming a uniform current density, an object s electrical resistance is… …   Wikipedia

• Pressure measurement — The construction of a bourdon tube gauge, construction elements are made of brass Many techniques have been developed for the measurement of pressure and vacuum. Instruments used to measure pressure are called pressure gauges or vacuum gauges. A… …   Wikipedia

• radiation measurement — ▪ technology Introduction       technique for detecting the intensity and characteristics of ionizing radiation, such as alpha, beta, and gamma rays or neutrons, for the purpose of measurement.       The term ionizing radiation refers to those… …   Universalium

• Contact resistance — The term contact resistance refers to the contribution to the total resistance of a material which comes from the electrical leads and connections as opposed to the intrinsic resistance, which is an inherent property, independent of the… …   Wikipedia

• Unit of resistance — Unit U nit, n. [Abbrev. from unity.] 1. A single thing or person. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arith.) The least whole number; one. [1913 Webster] Units are the integral parts of any large number. I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 3. A gold coin of the reign of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Noise measurement — is carried out in various fields. In acoustics, it can be for the purpose of measuring environmental noise, or part of a test procedure using white noise, or some other specialised form of test signal. In electronics it relates to the sensitivity …   Wikipedia

• Heat flux sensor — A heat flux sensor is a commonly used name for a transducer generating a signal that is proportional to the local heat flux. This heat flux can have different origins; in principle convective , radiative as well as conductive heat can be measured …   Wikipedia

• List of ISO standards — This is a list of ISO standards that are discussed in Wikipedia articles. For a list of all the more than 16,000 ISO standards (as of 2007), see the [http://www.iso.org/iso/en/CatalogueListPage.CatalogueList ISO Catalogue] .About 300 of the… …   Wikipedia