Accession Number : AD0164369

Title :   Calorimeter for Objects of Low Solar Absorptivity.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Kramer,Otis G.

Report Date : 19 DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent describes a rectangular calorimeter with a copper body except for an upper surface of constantan foil. To the calorimeter's base is attached a thermocouple and a differential thermocouple wire, and to the upper surface is attached a copper center tap wire. A series of these calorimeters is achieved by attaching each center tap wire to the base of an adjacent calorimeter.

Descriptors :   *Calorimeters, *Patents, Solar radiation, Absorption(Physical), Copper, Copper alloys, Foils(Materials), Thermocouples

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE