[RC5] D.net causing overheating

Aaron W. Swenson aswenson at frontiernet.net
Fri Nov 16 15:54:51 EST 2001


Yeah, but most of the heat would escape at the surface level, and on it's 
way up a thin two foot straw.

At 07:55 PM 11/16/2001 +0000, you wrote:

>At 16.11.2001 15:09, Aaron W. Swenson wrote:
>>See, the CPU running that hot got me to thinking.  I could just take my 
>>heat sink off and put my coffee mug on top of it to keep the coffee 
>>warm.   And yes, I do mean 89 degrees C.
>
>Coffee @ 89 degrees would be lethal ;-)
>
> From http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/5098.html
>
>Most adults will suffer third-degree burns if exposed to 150 degree water 
>for two
>seconds. Burns will also occur with a six-second exposure to 140 degree 
>water or
>with a thirty second exposure to 130 degree water. Even if the temperature 
>is 120 degrees,
>a five minute exposure could result in third-degree burns.
>
>As 89°C ==  192°F you'd suffer a third degree burn in less that 2 seconds 
>if you drink your coffee...
>
>
>(didn't check the actual formula used 
>http://www.intmed.mcw.edu/clincalc/wtmeas.html)
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