# Biot number

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Jump to navigationJump to searchThe heat-transfer ratio hr/k, where h is the heat-transfer coefficient, r is the
distance from the point or plane under consideration to the surface, and k is
the thermal conductivity. The Biot number is a useful criterion in assessing
thermal-shock resistance. *Dodd *

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