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How to extract a building's heat isolation and thermal inertia based on temperature curves?

So imagine we have a house with some isolation and some thermal inertia. This house also has a heating system that turns on (starts heating) when the observed temperature curve goes below some ...
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Having three heaters on single PCB

I posted this question on electronics SE, but was suggested that I post it here. I basically having three heaters (serpentine pattern) on a PCB (fiberglass board), as the following image shows: The ...
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How do train tracks handle really cold weather?

First of all, I'm interested in train track only, not the rolling stock. How are tracks built to cope with really cold weather? An example might be some place in Canada or Siberia. Ice would ...
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Baffle vs Bottom Temperature Measurement/Control

In an industrial jacketed reactor, we have two temperature probes: one on a baffle the extends down about to the 50% fill line one built into reactor, very close to the bottom valve. When is it ...