conductive heat


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con·duc·tive heat

heat transmitted by direct contact, as by an electric pad or hot-water bottle.
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con·duc·tive heat

(kŏn-dŭk'tiv hēt)
A rise in temperature conveyed from one structure or appliance to another in which the warmer affects the cooler by conduction.
See: superinfection
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conductive heat

Heat transferred by conduction from a heat source to a colder object when the two materials are in contact with each other.
See also: heat
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In the manner of his predecessors, he could have considered his work finished when he observed that convective heat flux is proportional to temperature difference and that conductive heat flux is proportional to temperature gradient.
Regarding the heat balance equations, the interfaces between the mold and both the composite and dry fibers have been characterized by the conductive heat flux and temperature continuity.
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