PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS

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339 Horn . . . . steel . . .17.0.50 Cardboard . . .043 Cotton batting. magnesia . . to axis . . . . . .6 Wood. . . . .0. . loose . . . . . . .15 Brass . . .130. . . .3. . . .20 Woolen. . . .0. . . . . .30 Coke. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.0 Iron. . . . . .1 Hair . packed . . . . . . . . .39 Pumice stone . . . . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . carborundum . .0. .0. . . . .0 Iron. . . . .0.0. . dry . .0. . . . . .21 Magnesia . . . . . . mortar . . . .327 * Expressed in gram–calories/second/square centimeter/centimeter/°C Ice . . . . .0. . .48 Gypsum . . . . . . .2.23. cast .1. . . Para .0. . . . . . . .0 Plumbago . . . . . fused . . . . .0. . . .0 Leather. . . silica .1. . . . . . . .0.44. . . . . . . .0. .3. . . .0 Carbon gas . .0 Nitrogen . . . .0. . . . .1 Brick. sheep . .0.0 Carbon graphite . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Quartz. . .31 Paraffin . . . .62 Pasteboard .19. . . . . . . . Large numbers indicate greater conductivity characteristics. . crown . .1.0. . . . . . . . . . . . .81 Concrete. . . . . .30 Wood. . . . . . . . . . . . .0. . . .8 Snow . . . . .108 Eiderdown. . . . . . .5 Sawdust .480. . . . . . . .4. .17 Chalk .22 Clinkers. paper . . .2. . . . . . . .144. . .0. . . . . . . . . .0. . . . . . . .0 Slate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0.7. . . . . . . .2. aluminum . . . . . . . . . .0568 Aluminum . . .0. pr. . . . . . . . . . . .0. . . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0. .0 Water . . . . packed . . . . . . perp. . . . . . .0 Cadmium . . .0. . .86 Nickel . . .974. . . . . . . .0 Brick. .42 Plaster. . . .11 Wool. . . .0 Gold. . . . . . . . .0 Brick. . .83. .0. . . .0 Quartz. .0 Poplox (Na2Si03) . . . to axis . .5. . . . . .5 Glass. chamois . . .2. . . . .2 Copper . . . . . . . . . . . .0. . wrought . .0 Eiderdown. . .1 Brick. . . . . . . . .0. . . . . . . . . .0 Granite . .0 Carbon dioxide . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . .07 Lead . . . . .6 Bismuth . . . . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Rubber.15 Lime . . . . . . . .1 Coal . stone . . .0. . . .0 . powdered . . . The information is useful as a comparison of one substance to another.0. . . cowhide . .170.0. . . . . cross grain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .204. .0. . . . .3 Tin . .7 Mica . . . .23 Marble . . . . . . . . .2. . . . .13 Porcelain . .42 Leather. . . .035 German silver . . . with grain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . felt . . . . . fir. . . portland . . . . average . . .0 Cotton wool . . . . . . .4.12 Zinc . . . . . . . . .29 Linen . .0307 Carbon monoxide . . . .45 Plaster of Paris . .* Air . . . . . . . . . . .0. .13 Silver . . . powdered . .11T:Thermal Conductivity of Various Substances The following is a listing of the ratios of how fast heat is conducted through each material. .0 Brick. .0499 Carborundum . . .38 Sand. . . . . . .0 Glass. .0524 Oxygen . . . .0.290. .3.30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0. . . . . . . loose . . . .0. wadding . . . .0. . . . .072 Earth. . . loose. .0. . . . . . . . . .5 Gutta percha . .0 Brick.0 Antimony . . . . .60 Steel . . . . . . . . . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Argon .0.0.0. . . . . . . . . . . . .045 Feathers . . . . . . . . . .0. . .14 Wool. . .1. . . . . . . . pure .0563 Paper . .0. . . . . . . .0. . . .160.0. .15 Hair cloth.918. . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Mercury . . . .8. . . . . . .0. .265. . . . . . . . . .3 Petroleum . . . .3 Platinum . small . . .222. .1 Flannel .0. . . . . . . . .28 Charcoal. . . . .115.161. . . . . . flint . . . . .2. . . . . . . .5 Brick. . . . . . . . . . . .142.1. .11 Cotton batting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80. . . . .0 Terra Cotta . . . fir. . . building . . . . .7 Blotting paper . . . . . . .0. . .16 Felt . . . . . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . graphite . . . carb . . . . . . . . .042 Helium . .155. . .09 Wool. . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Silica. . . . . .0 Lamp black .0. .109. .50 Cement. . . . .087 Hydrogen .55 Silk . . . . . . . .86 Sandstone . mineral . . . . .700. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Fiber. . . . . .44 Concrete. cinder . . .1. . . .3 Magnesium. . . . . . hard .0389 Asbestos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fire . . . .0 Rubber. . . . . . .2. . . . .4. .9 Iron. . . red .25. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0. . . . . . . . .0. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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