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43 The sun’s diameter is 1,392,000 km, and it emits energy as if it were a black body at 5777 K. Determine the rate at which it emits energy. Compare this with a value from the literature. What is the sun’s energy output in a year? Chapter 1: Introduction 46 Bibliography of Historical and Advanced Texts We include no speciﬁc references for the ideas introduced in Chapter 1 since these may be found in introductory thermodynamics or physics books. References 1–6 are some texts which have strongly inﬂuenced the ﬁeld.
It is the primary equation upon which all of heat conduction theory is based. The heat diﬀusion equation includes a new property which is as important to transient heat conduction as k is to steady-state conduction. This is the thermal diﬀusivity, α: α≡ m3 kg·K J k = α m2/s (or ft2/hr). ρc m·s·K kg J The thermal diﬀusivity is a measure of how quickly a material can carry heat away from a hot source. Since material does not just transmit heat but must be warmed by it as well, α involves both the conductivity, k, and the volumetric heat capacity, ρc.