# Thermal conductivity

Thermal conductivity
Conductivity Con`duc*tiv"i*ty (k[o^]n`d[u^]k*t[i^]v"[i^]*t[y^]), n. The quality or power of conducting, or of receiving and transmitting, as heat, electricity, etc.; as, the conductivity of a nerve. [1913 Webster]

{Thermal conductivity} (Physics), the quantity of heat that passes in unit time through unit area of a plate whose thickness is unity, when its opposite faces differ in temperature by one degree. [1913 Webster]

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• 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

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• Thermal conductivity detector — The thermal conductivity detector (TCD) is a bulk property detector and a chemical specific detector commonly used in gas liquid chromatography. [Grob, Robert L. Ed.; Modern Practice of Gas Chromatography , John Wiley Sons, C1977, pg. 228, ] This …   Wikipedia

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• thermal conductivity detector —    A type of gas chromatographic detector which is sensitive to the change in the ability of the gases emerging from the column to conduct heat. A thermal conductivity (TC) detector is not as sensitive as a flame ionization detector, but it is… …   Forensic science glossary