Effect of Pressure on Thermal Conductance of Contact Joints

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Technical note presenting tests conducted to determine the factors influencing the thermal conductance across the interface formed between stationary plane surfaces of 75S-T6 aluminum-alloy and AISI Type 416 stainless-steel blocks. The types of joints investigated included bare metal-to-metal contact, contact surfaces separated by a good conductor (brass), and contact surfaces separated by a thin sheet of insulation (asbestos). Results regarding the effect of surface roughness, pressure, mean interface temperature, temperature drop, sandwich material, time as a factor in conductance, and effect of test reassembly and interface matching are provided.

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Barzelay, Martin E.; Tong, Kin Nee & Holloway, George F. May 1955.

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  • Main Title: Effect of Pressure on Thermal Conductance of Contact Joints
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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Technical note presenting tests conducted to determine the factors influencing the thermal conductance across the interface formed between stationary plane surfaces of 75S-T6 aluminum-alloy and AISI Type 416 stainless-steel blocks. The types of joints investigated included bare metal-to-metal contact, contact surfaces separated by a good conductor (brass), and contact surfaces separated by a thin sheet of insulation (asbestos). Results regarding the effect of surface roughness, pressure, mean interface temperature, temperature drop, sandwich material, time as a factor in conductance, and effect of test reassembly and interface matching are provided.

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52 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R13459
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930084169 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-3295
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930084169
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc57539

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  • May 1955

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Barzelay, Martin E.; Tong, Kin Nee & Holloway, George F. Effect of Pressure on Thermal Conductance of Contact Joints, report, May 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc57539/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.