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What temperature would the thermocouple read? Solution. Qnet is now given by eqn. 34) and F1–2 can be found with eqn. 5◦ C. Radiation shielding. The preceding examples point out an important practical problem than can be solved with radiation shielding. The idea is as follows: If we want to measure the true air temperature, we can place a thin foil casing, or shield, around the thermocouple. The casing is shaped to obstruct the thermocouple’s “view” of the room but to permit the free ﬂow of the air around the thermocouple.

Further suppose that the walls were not black and had a much larger surface area than the thermocouple. What temperature would the thermocouple read? Solution. Qnet is now given by eqn. 34) and F1–2 can be found with eqn. 5◦ C. Radiation shielding. The preceding examples point out an important practical problem than can be solved with radiation shielding. The idea is as follows: If we want to measure the true air temperature, we can place a thin foil casing, or shield, around the thermocouple. The casing is shaped to obstruct the thermocouple’s “view” of the room but to permit the free ﬂow of the air around the thermocouple.

I. to English conversion factors for: • The thermal diﬀusivity, α • The heat ﬂux, q • The density, ρ Chapter 1: Introduction 40 • The Stefan-Boltzmann constant, σ • The view factor, F1–2 • The molar entropy • The speciﬁc heat per unit mass, c In each case, begin with basic dimension J, m, kg, s, ◦ C, and check your answers against Appendix B if possible. 14 Three inﬁnite, parallel, black, opaque plates transfer heat by radiation, as shown in Fig. 18. Find T2 . 15 Four inﬁnite, parallel, black, opaque plates transfer heat by radiation, as shown in Fig.