[time-nuts] Mass vs BTU Function

ehydra ehydra at arcor.de
Thu Jan 27 20:50:35 UTC 2011

Thermal energy in metals are measured in 'pro kg'. The rest is just 

 From a practical standpoint I would use copper. You can solder and weld 
it more easely.
Look for how head-fin spreaders work for CPUs.

- Henry

Perry Sandeen schrieb:
> List,
> Please help me with this physics question.
> If one has a given cube, say 2 x 2 x 2 inches.  And one has the choice of aluminum, copper, or lead (just for an example).  Will each store or hold the same amount of BTUs or does the density make a difference?
> IF the density makes a difference, can someone give me the approximate difference?
> The practical end of this question is consideration of thermal mass surrounding an oscillator,
> TIA 
> Perrier

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