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Heat transfer through different slabs A heat flux, q, of 5000W/m2 is imposed on a 1 cm thick slab with T=140⁰C on the cold side. Tabulate the temperature drop through the slab if it is made of:

 Silver

 Aluminum

 Mild steel (0.5% carbon)

 Ice

 Spruce

 Insulation (85% magnesia)

 Silica aerogel

Indicate which situations would be unreasonable and why.

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