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written by Carl Rod Nave
This Hyperphysics article, from Georgia State University, describes the cooling process of the human body. Models are provided for perspiration, conduction, and radiation, with formulas and calculations using typical values.  In addition, a built-in calculator enables visitors to change variables and explore the results. Links provide further information.
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image credit: NASA/IPAC; image source; no larger image available This resource was a Physics To Go feature from September 16, 2008 until October 1, 2008. View the feature here!


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Restriction: © 2006 Carl Rod Nave
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Keywords: blackbody radiation, cooling, heat radiation, perspiration, radiation, sweat, thermal, thermal radiation, thermodynamics
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 9, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Oct 12, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
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July 29, 2006
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AIP Format
C. Nave, (2006), WWW Document, (http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/thermo/coobod.html#c1).
AJP/PRST-PER
C. Nave, Cooling of the Human Body, (2006), <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/thermo/coobod.html#c1>.
APA Format
Nave, C. (2006, July 29). Cooling of the Human Body. Retrieved November 27, 2014, from http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/thermo/coobod.html#c1
Chicago Format
Nave, Carl Rod. Cooling of the Human Body. July 29, 2006. http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/thermo/coobod.html#c1 (accessed 27 November 2014).
MLA Format
Nave, Carl Rod. Cooling of the Human Body. 2006. 29 July 2006. 27 Nov. 2014 <http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/thermo/coobod.html#c1>.
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