# Material Properties: PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

### Data Available:

• Thermal Conductivity
• Specific Heat
• Linear Expansion
 Thermal Conductivity density: 20.02 kg/m3 (=1.25 lb/ft3 air fill gas) Thermal Conductivity density: 56.06 kg/m3 (=3.5 lb/ft3 CO2 blown) Specific Heat density: 48.05 kg/m3 (=3.00 lb/ft3 ) UNITS W/(m-K) W/(m-K) J/(kg-K) a 11314.56 -4123.51 190.776 b -30824.32 9690.59 -991.521 c 34964.24 -7920.09 2200.811 d -21141.43 1572.897 -2726.414 e 7187.43 1459.993 2069.971 f -1302.708 -1028.329 -988.4221 g 98.35252 255.773 290.405 h 0 -23.31925 -48.0737 i 0 0 3.437928 data range 100-300 125-300 10-300 equation range 90-300 100-300 10-300 curve fit % error relative to data 1.5 2 2
 Curve fit equation of the form: log10 y = a+b(log10T) + c(log10T) 2 + d(log10T) 3 + e(log10T) 4 + f(log10T) 5 + g(log10T) 6 + h(log10T) 7 + i(log10T) 8 Solves as: y = 10 a+b(log10T) + c(log10T) 2 + d(log10T) 3 + e(log10T) 4 + f(log10T) 5 + g(log10T) 6 + h(log10T) 7 + i(log10T) 8 Where: Coefficients a - i are summarized in the appropriate table and T is the temperature in K (x-axis), and y is the property to solve for.

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 Linear expansion .Units [(L-L293)/L293] x 105 unitless, eg. m/m a -1033.8 b 2.1922 c 8.7335 E-3 d -3.1408 E-5 e 5.9411 E-8 Tlow (K) NA f> NA data range (K) 4-300 equation range (K) 4-280 curve fit % error relative to data 1
 equation of the form: y = a + bT + cT 2 + dT 3 + eT 4 >T > Tlow y = f T < Tlow solves as expected: Where: Coefficients a-e are summarized in the appropriate table and T is the temperature in K (x-axis), and y is the property to solve for.

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