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Aluminum 6061-T6 (UNS AA96061)

Data Available:

  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Specific Heat
  • Young's Modulus
  • Linear Thermal Expansion


  Thermal Conductivity Specific Heat
UNITS W/(m-K) J/(kg-K)
a 0.07918 46.6467
b 1.0957 -314.292
c -0.07277 866.662
d 0.08084 -1298.3
e 0.02803 1162.27
f -0.09464 -637.795
g 0.04179 210.351
h -0.00571 -38.3094
i 0 2.96344
data range 4-300 4-300
nist-equation range 1-300 4-300
curve fit % error relative to data 0.5 5
Curve fit nist-equation of the form:
log10y = a+b(log10T) + c(log10T) 2 + d(log10T) 3 + e(log10T) 4 + f(log10T) 5 + g(log10T) 6 + h(log10T) 7 + i(log10T) 8

 


Solves as:
y = 10a+b(log10T) + c(log10T) 2 + d(log10T) 3 + e(log10T) 4 + f(log10T) 5 + g(log10T) 6 + h(log10T) 7 + i(log10T) 8

Where: Coefficients a–i are summarized in the appropriate table and T is the temperature in K (x-axis), and y is the property to solve for.

 

 

Thermal Conductivity of AL 6061-T6 from 4K to 300K
Thermal Conductivity of AL 6061-T6 from 4K to 300K

 

Specific Heat of AL 6061-T6 from 4K to 300K
Specific Heat of AL 6061-T6 from 4K to 300K

 

  Young's Modulus Linear expansion
UNITS GPa [(L-L293)/L293] x 10 5 unitless, eg. m/m
a 7.771221E1 -4.1277E2
b 1.030646E-2 -3.0389E-1
c -2.924100E-4 8.7696E-3
d 8.993600E-7 -9.9821E-6
e -1.070900E-9 0
Tlow (K)   18
f>   -415.45
data range (K) 0-299 4-300
nist-equation range (K) 2-295 4-300
curve fit % error relative to data 1 4

 

nist-equation of the form:
y = a + bT + cT 2 + dT 3 + eT 4 >T > Tlow
y = f T < Tlow
solves as expected: Where: Coefficients a-e are summarized in the appropriate table and T is the temperature in K (x-axis), and y is the property to solve for.

 

Young's Modulus of AL 6061-T6 from 2K to 295K
Young's Modulus of AL 6061-T6 from 2K to 295K

 

Linear Expansion of AL 6061-T6 from 0K to 300K
Linear Expansion of AL 6061-T6 from 0K to 300K


 

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References

 

Linear Thermal Expansion
LNG Materials and Fluids. Ed. Douglas Mann
National Bureau of Standards, Cryogenics Divisions
First Edition, 1977.

Specific Heat
LNG Materials and Fluids. Ed. Douglas Mann
National Bureau of Standards, Cryogenics Division
First Edition, 1977.

Y. S. Touloukian (This data not used)
Recommanded Values of The Thermophysical Properties of Eight Alloys, Major Constituents and Their Oxides
Purdue University. Feb, 1965

Thermal conductivity
Thermal Properties Database for Materials at Cryogenic Temperatures.
Ed. Holly M. Veres. Volume 1

Recommended values of the Thermophysical Properties of eight Alloys,
Major Constituents and their Oxides
Y.S.Touloukian ( Purdue University) Feb, 1965

Young's Modulus
LNG Materials and Fluids. Ed. Douglas Mann
National Bureau of Standards, Cryogenics Division
First Edition, 1977. Chart 1009

 

Complete Cryogenic Materials Properties Reference List

Created February 28, 2018, Updated November 15, 2019