PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS

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. .4.44 Concrete. . . cross grain . . . . . .0. . .974.480. . . . . .6 Wood. . . . . . . . . . . .0.0. . .7 Blotting paper . . . .0. . . . . . . . silica .86 Nickel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Silver . . . . .81 Concrete. . . . . . . . .60 Steel . . . . . . The information is useful as a comparison of one substance to another. . . . . .43 Quartz. . . graphite . .43 Rubber. . . . fir. . . . . . . .0. . .25. . . . . .0. . . . . . . crown . . . . . . . . .0. . .0. . . loose . . .0. . . . . carborundum . . . . . .14 Wool. . . . . . . .0 Iron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pr.0. . . . . . . . .11 Wool. .2. . . . . . .19. . . . . . . . .1. . . . . .072 Earth. . . cowhide .42 Leather. . . . . . packed .5. .17 Chalk . . .918. . . . . . . .161. . .3 Magnesium. . . .2 Argon . . . . . . . . . . . . fused . .0. .15 Lime . . . .0. . . . . . .1. . . . . . .14 Silica. . . . . . . . . . . . . . fir. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2. . . . . . . . . .2 Copper . . . . . .1 Hair . . . . . . .0. . .0. . .0307 Carbon monoxide . . .0 Poplox (Na2Si03) . . . .0 Rubber. pure . chamois . . . . . . . . . . . . .0. aluminum . .0. . . .9 Iron. . . . . .5 Gutta percha .3 Petroleum . . . . . . . . . .043 Cotton batting. .39 Pumice stone . . .80. . . . .1. carb . . . . . . to axis . . . . . .17. .155. . . . . . . . . .55 Silk . . . .07 Lead . . .86 Sandstone . .0. . .290. . . . . . . . .0. mortar . .22 Fiber. . . . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . wadding .0. . . . .21 Magnesia . .0389 Asbestos.8 Snow . . . .38 Sand. felt . . . . .2. . . .28 Charcoal. . .45 Plaster of Paris .1 Flannel . . . .3. . .16 Felt . . . . . . . perp. . .115. . .4. . .0. . . . . . . . . . paper . . .20 Woolen. . . .23 Marble . . . . . .0 Granite . . . . . .1 Coal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2. . . . . . .2. . . . . . . loose.1. . . . . . . .0. . . . .4 Mercury .0 Terra Cotta . . .0.0568 Aluminum . . . .0 Carbon graphite . . . portland . . average . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . .09 Wool. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0.087 Hydrogen . . .29 Linen .1 Brick. red . . dry .0. . . . . steel . .0 Iron. . magnesia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 Carbon dioxide . . . .0. wrought . . . cast . . . . . . . . . . . . .142. . . . . .327 * Expressed in gram–calories/second/square centimeter/centimeter/°C Ice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11T:Thermal Conductivity of Various Substances The following is a listing of the ratios of how fast heat is conducted through each material. . . . powdered . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Paraffin . . . . .0. . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . small . . . .0. . .0. . . . . . . . . .0 .30. . .44. . . . . . . . . . .0 Brick. . . fire . .204.0.2. . .0. . . . .0 Cotton wool . . .50 Cement. . . . . . .0. . . . . . .7 Mica . . . .23. . . . . . . .3. . .0 Brick. . . .3 Platinum .045 Feathers . . . . . . . . . . . . .0. . .0. . . . . . . .0 Quartz. . .15 Hair cloth. .144.83. . . .12 Zinc . . .22 Clinkers.0.2. . . . . . . . . . . .0 Slate . .0 Water . . . . . building . . . . . .15 Brass . . . .0. . . . . .4. .0 Lamp black . . .62 Pasteboard . . . . . . .0 Plumbago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . powdered . . . .1. . . .0 Cadmium . . .170. . . . . .3 Tin . . . .0563 Paper . . . . . . . . . . flint . . . .0524 Oxygen .11 Cotton batting. . . .50 Cardboard . .0. . . .3. . . . . . . . . . . . .0 Brick. . .5 Glass. . .0. . . . . . .0 Carbon gas . . . .109. sheep . . . . . . . . .035 German silver . . . .4. .0499 Carborundum . .* Air . mineral . . . . . . . .6 Bismuth . . . Large numbers indicate greater conductivity characteristics. . . . . .0. .0 Glass. . with grain . . . Para . . .1. . . .0 Gold.0. .7. . . . . . . . . .0.339 Horn . . . . . . . stone . . . . . .0 Antimony . cinder .0. . . . hard . . . . . . .700. . . .0. . packed . . . .0. . . .108 Eiderdown. . . . . . .0 Eiderdown.13 Porcelain . . .0. . . .8. .265. . .0 Brick.5 Sawdust .30 Wood.0. . . . . . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Brick. . . .0.48 Gypsum . . .0. . . . . .0. . . .042 Helium . . . . . .0 Leather. .0 Nitrogen . . .0.42 Plaster. . . . . . . . . .222. .0. .160. . . . . . .0. . . . . . . to axis .0. . .30 Coke. . . . . . . . . loose . .5 Brick. . . . . .130. . . . . . .0. .

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