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Document Type

Research

Abstract

Temperature control of an electrical furnace is generally accomplished by means of a servo mechanism. For simple laboratory experiments, however, it may be desirable to produce a selected temperature rise by manual control of a variac or rheostat. A procedure is offered here for producing a linear temperature rise in a furnace at desired points called temperature controlled points. A power function dependent only on time and/or temperature is used. This function is a correspondence of current needed in the coil (to produce the desired temperature rise) versus time and/or temperature.

Publication Date

1967

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

74

Issue

1

First Page

190

Last Page

195

Copyright

© Copyright 1967 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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