How to test with the absolute TPS

The Hot Disk Transient plane source (TPS) method is used to test absolute thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and specific heat of solids, liquids, pastes and powders. Using the interactive demonstration below, you can learn how to make a measurement.

 
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TPS Two-Sided Sensor

Reference:
Paper: S. E. Gustafsson. Transient plane source techniques for thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity measurements of solid materials. Review of Scientific Instruments, 62(3): 797-804 (1991).
Available at: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/rsi/62/3/10.1063/1.1142087

ISO: ISO 22007-2, Plastics — Determination of thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity — Part 2: Transient plane heat source (hot disc) method, 2015, www.iso.org

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