Effect of Condensation on Conventionally Insulated Cryogenic Tanks

  • S. Weiss
  • I. A. Goodman
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 5)

Abstract

This paper discusses the effect of air condensation upon the thermal conductivity of conventional insulation. The difference between the published values of thermal conductivity and those experimentally determined on simulated liquid-hydrogen rocket propellant tanks are presented.

Keywords

Thermal Conductivity Heat Sink Fibrous Material Liquid Hydrogen Tank Wall 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Weiss
    • 1
  • I. A. Goodman
    • 1
  1. 1.National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationLewis Research CenterClevelandUSA

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