Accession Number : AD0652872

Title :   HEAT CONDUCTION IN MOIST POROUS MEDIA.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s) : Yen,Yin-Chao

Report Date : DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : An equation has been developed to describe heat conduction in moist porous media. Specific examples are given to demonstrate the effect of dry medium density and water vapor diffusivity through the medium on the rate of temperature propagation in snow. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SNOW, THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY), DENSITY, WATER VAPOR, DIFFUSIVITY, POROUS MATERIALS, MOISTURE

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE