Purpose:Demonstrates thermal conductivity in various metals
Description:Heat from a gas burner at the center is conducted along rods of copper, aluminum, and brass. Wax blocks at the ends of the rods melt and drop off the rods due to the conduction of heat, in the following order: copper (3.98 Watts/cm deg C), aluminum (2.37 Watts/cm deg C), and brass (1.23 Watts/cm deg C).
Loc codes:I2, I0
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