Date: Tue Feb 6 12:29:55 2007
Author: William Maddox
Subject: Re: Light the match?
From: WC Maddox
I got this type of small change in temperature also. The reflector
has some effect. If I removed the one near cold object the
temperature reading went up. When I put the reflector back the
temperature quit rising.
At 11:12 AM 2/6/2007, you wrote:
>Taplers, we have tried to no avail to repeat the cool the
>thermocouple demo we are using a 3" stainless float [Small Parts
>Inc] and a 0.003 thermocouple attached to an Omega digital thermometer.
> Quite frankly the demo does not work!!! We see something on the
> order of 0.5 to 1 degree C of cooling at best, that is easily
> within error parameters.
> At 2 feet we are seeing a change from 21 to 19 degrees C, at
> that distance it could easily direct radiation or just cooling
> effects because it is so d--- close.
> Ziggly Wiggly Woo
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