Steady-State 1D Conduction through a Composite Wall
This Demonstration can investigate the following questions:
Can you verify that steel or copper does not work well as an insulating material?
Do insulating materials have a steep slope on the temperature versus position plot?
What materials make good insulators?
What materials make good conductors?
For more information on conduction through a multilayer isothermal wall, see Engineer's Edge.
 D. Pitts and L. E. Sissom, Schaum's Outline of Heat Transfer, New York: McGraw Hill, 1998.