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On Lack of Uniqueness in Heat Conduction through a Solid to Solid Contact

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Maria Comninou

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48109

J. Dundurs

Department of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. 60201

J. Heat Transfer 102(2), 319-323 (May 01, 1980) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3244281 History: Received August 29, 1979; Online October 20, 2009

Abstract

If two solids are pressed together and made to exchange heat by conduction, one possible steady state corresponds to the solids remaining in contact along the entire interface. It is shown that this state is not unique, and that it is possible to construct solutions involving localized separation if heat flows in one of the two possible directions.

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