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Thermophysical Properties of Matter Database, TPMD

The most comprehensive compilation of thermophysical properties data available.

Content in TPMD

The Thermophysical Properties of Matter Database (TPMD) contains data and information on thermophysical properties. 

  • 5,000 materials 
  • 85 material groups, 
  • 107 properties, 
  • 51,000 data curves.
  • Continually updated and expanded


This is the searchable, electronic version of the multi-volume Thermophysical Properties of Matter, the TPRC data series first published in 1970. 


TPMD Details

Search and Browse the TPMD by: 

  • Material Group (Composites, Ceramics, Coatings, Organic Compounds, etc.)
  • Material Name (Borosilicate Glass, Glass Fiber/Silicone Resin, Graphite, etc.)
  • Property Group (Thermophysical, Thermoradiative, Optical, other)
  • Property Name (Normal Total Emittance, Thermal Conductivity, Viscosity, etc.)

TPMD contains 107 different properties:

  • Thermophysical – 34 Properties
  • Thermoradiative – 35 Properties
  • Optical – 18 Properties
  • Other – 20 Properties

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