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Re: Al Rotors - The definitive answer (Looong)
I stand corrected. You're entirely correct on that one, Dan.
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On Wed, 14 Feb 1996, Dan Masi wrote:
> On Feb 14, 3:06am, Jeremy R King wrote:
> > Subject: Re: Al Rotors - The definitive answer (Looong)
> > On Tue, 13 Feb 1996, Richard Funnell wrote:
> > > >BECAUSE Aluminum also
> > > >dissipates heat to air a lot better than iron.
> > >
> > > Really?
> > Yep.
> Aluminum *conducts* heat better than iron. Aluminum has a
> lower *specific heat*, so it doesn't *store* as much heat energy
> as does iron. But dissipation rates are entirely a function of
> geometry and temperature difference.
> Dan Masi