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Please work on question A1 from this practice exam.

A thin layer of water thickness d=0.5cm is heated from below. The bottom of the layer is held at temperature...

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Due to the limitations of this system I have to adapt the format to a standard keyboard; a = alpha, B = beta, k = kappa, v = nu, T0 = T sub zero etc., and x^y means x to the exponent of y.

(a) Given thickness d = 0.5 cm,
bottom temperature T0 unknown,
top temperature T1 = 15 C,
g = 998 cm/sec^2,
a = 1.5 x 10^(-4) thermal ...

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