[time-nuts] Mass vs BTU Function

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Thu Jan 27 22:45:10 UTC 2011

> If you want a thermal mass to help control temperature swings, the more
> heat capacity is good. Isn't more thermal conductivity also desired? It
> seems like a substance with low conductivity wouldn't gather/release  heat
> well. 

It depends on the time constant (frequency) of the thermal changes.

This sort of math has a skin depth.

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