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con·duc·tiv·i·ty

 (kŏn′dŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. con·duc·tiv·i·ties
1. The ability or power to conduct or transmit heat, electricity, or sound.
2. The conductance of a material.
3. Physiology The conductibility of a structure, especially the ability of a nerve to transmit a wave of excitation.

conductivity

(ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (General Physics) Also called: conduction the property of transmitting heat, electricity, or sound
(General Physics) a measure of the ability of a substance to conduct electricity; the reciprocal of resistivity
2. (General Physics) See thermal conductivity

con•duc•tiv•i•ty

(ˌkɒn dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the property or power of conducting heat, electricity, or sound.
2. a measure of the ability of a substance to conduct electric current, equal to the reciprocal of the substance's resistance. Symbol:σ
[1830–40]

con·duc·tiv·i·ty

(kŏn′dŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
The ability or power to transfer heat, electricity, or sound by conduction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conductivity - the transmission of heat or electricity or sound
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
electrical conduction - the passage of electricity through a conductor
Translations
johtavuus
전도성

conductivity

[ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ] Nconductividad f

conductivity

[ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪti] n (ELECTRICITY, ELECTRONICS)conductivité f

conductivity

n (Phys, Physiol) → Leitfähigkeit f

conductivity

[ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ] n (Elec, Phys) → conduttività
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The measured transverse thermal conductivities of randomly oriented composites, [k.
Similarly prepared MMT/PANI nanocomposites reached conductivities two orders of magnitude higher [13].
With proper calibration [11], and when heat capacity and density of the sample are known, the probe can be used to obtain all three orthogonal thermal conductivities at a single sampling point.
Co-doped intrinsically conducting polymer films exhibited conductivities up to [10.
The [Beta]-alkyl substituted polypyrroles exhibit conductivities 1-2 orders of magnitude lower than polypyrrole (10-12) and N-alkyl substituted polypyrroles have conductivities about 5-6 orders of magnitude lower than polypyrrole (11, 14, 15).
Yagi and Kunii (18) studied the effective thermal conductivities in packed beds in the absence of a phase change, over the void fraction range of 0.
The objectives in this study are to investigate the thermal conductive mechanisms in polymer multiphase composites and to estimate the thermal conductivities of the polymer composite filled with two kinds of thermal conductive fillers using the thermal conductivity equation based on a new conductive model, to be helpful to the development of polymer multiphase composites.
In practice, the difficult task is to determine the range of acceptable conductivities for a particular application and hardware configuration.
The best agreement between predicted and measured conductivities is obtained when the new model is incorporated into the Johansen's method, i.
2004) for the thermal conductivity of wood chip panels, the thermal conductivities of mats made from Japanese cedar trees (0.
Examples include clean-in-place processes, titrations, reactions and formulation processes where conductivities may vary over several decades with only relatively small changes in the concentration of additives or impurities.