Physics Practice Problems Heat Transfer Practice Problems Solution: A metal rod, with a length of 2 cm and a cross sec...

Solution: A metal rod, with a length of 2 cm and a cross sectional area of 50 cm2, is connected beteween a hot reservoir at 300°C and a cold reservoir at 15°C. If you measure the heat current in the rod to be 1.5 kW, what is the thermal conductivity of the metal used to make the rod?

Problem

A metal rod, with a length of 2 cm and a cross sectional area of 50 cm2, is connected beteween a hot reservoir at 300°C and a cold reservoir at 15°C. If you measure the heat current in the rod to be 1.5 kW, what is the thermal conductivity of the metal used to make the rod?