# Questions tagged [heat-conduction]

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### Temperature Gained in Sealed Tent [closed]

Here is the problem I am working on: "Consider a perfectly sealed polygonal tent with the sun directly overhead. The solar irradiance of a surface 90° to the sun’s rays is 1,000 W/m2. However, ...
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### Heating cup in microwave?

I heated my milk cup in the microwave today and noticed that the cup was hot but not the handle. Even if I heat it too much , cups handle temperature remains the same. How is that possible?
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### Heat conduction between two same material [closed]

The flat wall is the same material and the same thickness as the round pipe. Under the same condition of the surface temperature on both sides, the inner surface area of the round pipe is equal to the ...
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### Which heat capacity is used in the heat equation?

The heat equation is often written as $\frac{\partial T}{\partial t} = \frac{\kappa}{c} \nabla^2T$ where $\kappa$ is the thermal conductivity and $c$ is a heat capacity per volume. I often see $c$ ...
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### Best color for pool cover [closed]

I couldn't find a stack* forum for pools, so I hope this is the next best place to post. I have an 18 foot diameter above ground pool in the north west, and I don't like the pool cover that came with ...
Imagine two bodies, say a body A with an infinite heat capacity(reservoir) and the another body B with some finite heat capacity($C = \alpha \ T_{B}(t)$). They come into direct contact with each ...