On the Interface Temperature of Two Suddenly Contacting Materials

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M. S. Kazimi, C. A. Erdman

Fast Reactor Safety Division, Department of Applied Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, N. Y.

J. Heat Transfer 97(4), 615-617 (Nov 01, 1975) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3450441 History: Received April 10, 1975; Online August 11, 2010


The interface temperature of two suddenly contacting semi-infinite bodies is developed using the hyperbolic heat-conduction equation. The times for which the non-Fourier effects are important are assessed. A numerical example for a system of uranium dioxide and sodium is considered.

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