Thermal Resources

Absolute vs Direct Thermal Conductivity

What is the difference between an absolute and direct (calibrated) measurement of thermal conductivity?

Blog

The Thermal Conductivity Blog features the latest announcements, news, perspectives, and more.

Build Your Own

Free instructions on how to build your own thermal conductivity meter.

Calibrate & Test

Simulate testing of various absolute or calibrated methods.

Conduction Calculator

Simple calculator for determination of heat transfer between substances that are in direct contact with each other.

Glossary

List of definitions of commonly used terms in thermal conductivity industry

Materials Database

Over 1000 searchable materials, with corresponding thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, thermal effusivity, specific heat and density information.

Method Comparison

A convenient list to quickly compare specifications of 8 methods.

Paper Database

Hundreds of thermal conductivity papers searchable by testing method, application or author.

Penetration Calculator

Easy to use calculator to determine how far the heat from your measurement sensor penetrates into your sample.

Restoration of Antique Searle’s Bar

The overview of Searle’s Bar Experiment.

Rule of Mixtures Calculator

The heat capacity of a mixture can be calculated using the rule of mixtures.

Thermal Conductivity Adventures

Follow the exploits of some junior scientists as they discover thermal conductivity!

Thermal Conductivity Award

Recipients of the Thermal Conductivity Awards

Thermal Conductivity Experiments

Easy thermal conductivity science experiments for all ages.

Thermal Conductivity Pioneers

Read about the earliest and more recent pioneers in the field of thermal conductivity measurements.

Thermal Conductivity Renaissance Man

Addressing the measurement of thermal conductivity and related thermal transport properties by Ron Tye.

Thermal Properties Calculator

Simple calculator for determination of heat transfer between substances that are in direct contact with each other.

Thermal Properties Converter

Convenient conversions between different units of Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, and Specific Heat.

Thermal Resistance in Series Calculator

Convenient conversions between different units of Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, and Specific Heat.

Thermal Simulation Software – Energy2D

Free simulation software suitable to academics, students, or anyone looking to have fun with heat transfer

Top Ten Resources

A collection of Top 10 resources, ideas, tools, etc for people interested in thermal conductivity.

Uncertainty of Calibration

The calculator determines the uncertainty of comparative thermal conductivity methods.

We Measure Everything

We measure everything from Solids, liquids, fabrics, textile and more.

What is Thermal Conductivity?

An easy to understand explanation of Thermal Conductivity and its importance.

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