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dc.contributor.authorKothari, V K-
dc.contributor.authorBal, Kausik-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractAn instrument has been developed to measure thermal resistance of fabrics under steady state condition using guarded hot plate method. This instrument can be used to test a given fabric in absolute method as well as comparator method under convective or non-convective measurement conditions. It is observed that the instrument gives repeatable results up to two decimal places of thermal resistance value. Effect of change in ambient temperature and rest plate temperature has also been studied and it is found that there is no significant change in measured thermal resistane of the fabric within the range of room temperature and test plate temperature used. The study on the effect of wind speed on the thermal resistance of woven fabrics shows that the thermal resistance reduces with the increase in wind speed.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt.CI.7 G12B7/00en_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJFTR Vol.30(4) [December 2005]en_US
dc.subjectHeat transferen_US
dc.subjectThermal insulationen_US
dc.subjectThermal resistanceen_US
dc.titleDevelopment of an instrument to study thermal resistance of fabricsen_US
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