Conduction Through a Composite Wall
This simulation calculates temperature profiles and the heat flux for steady-state conduction through multiple walls in series. The total wall thickness is 10 cm. Change the temperature of the left wall with a slider; the temperature of the right wall is fixed at 45°C. Change the thickness of the glass, concrete, and stainless stell walls using sliders. Use the dropdown menu to select the material (fiberglass, brick, or lead) of the right wall. The heat flux is the same through each wall.
This simulation was made at the University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Authors: Mathew L. Williams, Rachael L. Baumann, Patrick Doyle, Neil Hendren