Comments on calibration and design of a heat flow meter

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TypeArticle
ConferenceConference on Thermal Insulation, Materials, and Systems for Energy Conservation in the 80's: 08 December 1981, Clearwater, FL, USA
ISSN0066-0558
Pages277292; # of pages: 16
Subjectheat transfer; heat meters; calibration; design criteria; heat flow meter; guarded hot plate; thermal conductivity; thermal resistance; hfm calibration; hfm design; precision and accuracy; Building envelope; transfert de chaleur; compteur de chaleur; etalonnage; critere de conception
AbstractAfter a review of the calibration of two heat flow meter ( HFM) transducers, the HFM has been redesigned. The new design produces a calibration independent of the characteristics of the material being tested; that is, it produces the same calibration curve for thick, low-density specimens as for thin, high-density ones. Calibration within plus or minus 1 percent of transfer standard accuracy is discussed; the HFM precision for thick specimens of low- density glass fiber appears to be higher than that of a guarded hot plate under the same testing conditions.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierDBR-P-1106
NRC number22416
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NPARC number20375829
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