School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Heat transfer

Hc-1 Thermal Conductivity (1)

Published: Monday 13 March 2006

To demonstrate the different rate of heat conduction in various metals.

Hc-2 Thermal Conductivity (2)

Published: Monday 13 March 2006

To demonstrate the different rate of heat conduction in various metals.

Hc-3 Black Body Box

Published: Monday 13 March 2006

To illustrate an approximate black body absorber.

Hc-4 The Convection Box

Published: Monday 13 March 2006

To demonstrate convection currents in air.

Hc-5 Absorption of Radiation by Black and White Surfaces

Published: Monday 13 March 2006

To demonstrate the relative absorption of black and white surfaces.

Hc-6 Leslie's Cube

Published: Monday 13 March 2006

To compare the heat radiation from a black and shiny surface.

Hc-7 Ignition by Focusing Light

Published: Monday 13 March 2006

To demonstrate the focussing of infra red light and the resultant temperature rise.

Hc-8 Infrared Radiation

Published: Friday 20 April 2007

To demonstrate that electromagnetic radiation extends beyond the visible into the infrared and its equivalence with heat radiation.

Hc-9 Archimedes' Burning Ship

Published: Monday 13 March 2006

To Demonstrate the concentration of light energy by the use of multiple mirrors

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