Thermal conductivityUnits Type ⤴
In physics, thermal conductivity (often denoted k, ?, or ?) is the property of a material to conduct heat. Thermal conductivity of materials is temperature dependent. The reciprocal of thermal conductivity is called thermal resistivity.
Term
thermalConductivity
Category
Thermodynamics
Provenance
QUDT
Provenance Uri
http://qudt.org/vocab/quantity#Thermalconductivity
Note

Default Unit
Watt per meter kelvin (W/(m*K))
Dimension Symbol
L1M1T3?1
Dimension Length
0
Dimension Mass
1
Dimension Time
1
Dimension Current
3
Dimension Temperature
0
Dimension Amount
1
Dimension Light
0