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Glossary » Units » Thermal Conductivity » Watt Per Meter Per Kelvin
Watt Per Meter Per Kelvin (W/m-K) is a unit in the category of Thermal conductivity. It is also known as watts per meter per kelvin, watt per metre per kelvin, watts per metre per kelvin. This unit is commonly used in the SI unit system. Watt Per Meter Per Kelvin (W/m-K) has a dimension of MLT-3Q-1 where M is mass, L is length, T is time, and Q is temperatur. This unit is the standard SI unit in this category.
Note that the seven base dimensions are M (Mass), L (Length), T (Time), Q (Temperature), N (Aamount of Substance), I (Electric Current), and J (Luminous Intensity).

Other units in the category of Thermal conductivity include British Thermal Unit (IT) Per Foot Per Hour Per Fahrenheit Degree (Btu (IT)/ft-h-°F), British Thermal Unit (IT)-Inch Per Square Foot Per Hour Per Fahrenheit Degree (Btu (IT)-in/h-ft2-°F), British Thermal Unit (IT)-Inch Per Square Foot Per Second Per Fahrenheit Degree (Btu (IT)-in/s-ft2-°F), British Thermal Unit (therm.) Per Foot Per Hour Per Fahrenheit Degree (Btu (therm.)/ft-h-°F), British Thermal Unit (therm.)-Inch Per Square Foot Per Hour Per Fahrenheit Degree (Btu (therm.)-in/h-ft2-°F), British Thermal Unit (therm.)-Inch Per Square Foot Per Second Per Fahrenheit Degree (Btu (therm.)-in/s-ft2-°F), Calorie (IT) Per Centimeter Per Second Per Degree Celsius (cal (IT)/cm-s-°C), Calorie (therm.) Per Centimeter Per Second Per Degree Celsius (cal (therm.)/cm-s-°C), Watt Per Centimeter Per Celsius Degree (W/cm-°C), and Watt Per Meter Per Celsius Degree (W/m-°C).

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