A measure of the ability of a material to transfer heat per unit time, given one unit area of the material and a temperature gradient through the thickness of the material. It is measured in watts per meter per degree Kelvin.
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How to use thermal conductance in a sentence
Ratios of measured to predicted values were used for basal metabolism (Hbr) and minimum wet thermal conductance (Cmwr).
Minimum thermal conductance occurs when total heat transfer through these layers is reduced to its lowest possible rate.
This seasonal shift in Tlc occurred as the result of a seasonal change in minimum thermal conductance (Table 3).