Practical mathematical model to predict the performance of insulating packages

@article{Choi2007PracticalMM,
  title={Practical mathematical model to predict the performance of insulating packages},
  author={Seung J. Choi and Gary Burgess},
  journal={Packaging Technology and Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={20}
}
Thermal insulation is used in a variety of applications to protect temperature‐sensitive products from thermal damage. Several factors affect the performance of insulating packages. These factors include the packaging material, the geometry of the package, the geometry of the product, and the degree of contact between the product and the package. In this study, a comprehensive model which includes all of these factors was developed to predict the performance of the insulating package. First, an… 

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