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Question: Is there a rule of thumb for estimating the thermal conductivity of light hydrocarbons if you know the specific heat?
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Answer: The correlation below gives good estimates for propane and heavier:K = 0.025 / (specific heat)1.5Source: Gulley Computer Associates