# Gradient of Ground Temperature in Response to Cold Winds

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In the fall, winds cool the ground. This Demonstration shows the evolution of the ground temperature profile versus time (in seconds) for various values of thermal diffusivity (expressed in ), convective heat transfer coefficient (expressed in ), and heat conduction coefficient (expressed in ).

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Contributed by: Housam Binous and Ahmed Bellagi (March 2011)

Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA

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## Details

[1] C. J. Geankoplis, *Transport Processes and Unit Operation*, 3rd ed., Englewood Cliffs: Prentice–Hall, 1993.

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"Gradient of Ground Temperature in Response to Cold Winds"

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Published: March 7 2011