An Insight to Bismuth

Material: An Insight to Bismuth
Composition: >99.99%Bi
Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.0211 0.0219 m3/kmol 1287.6 1336.42 in3/kmol
Density 9.74 9.8 Mg/m3 608.049 611.794 lb/ft3
Energy Content 20 100 MJ/kg 2166.77 10833.9 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 31 36 GPa 4.49617 5.22136 106 psi
Compressive Strength 2 14 MPa 0.290075 2.03053 ksi
Ductility 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 NULL
Elastic Limit 2 14 MPa 0.290075 2.03053 ksi
Endurance Limit 2 10 MPa 0.290075 1.45038 ksi
Fracture Toughness 5 20 MPa.m1/2 4.55023 18.2009 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 50 100 MPa 7.25189 14.5038 ksi
Loss Coefficient 0.02 0.2 0.02 0.2 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 2 14 MPa 0.290075 2.03053 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.325 0.335 0.325 0.335 NULL
Shear Modulus 12 13.5 GPa 1.74045 1.95801 106 psi
Tensile Strength 4 20 MPa 0.580151 2.90075 ksi
Young's Modulus 33 35 GPa 4.78624 5.07632 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 48 56 kJ/kg 20.6362 24.0755 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 270 300 K 26.33 80.33 °F
Melting Point 540 545 K 512.33 521.33 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 0 K -459.67 -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 115 130 J/kg.K 0.0889937 0.100602 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 6 9 W/m.K 11.2322 16.8483 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 13 13.6 10-6/K 23.4 24.48 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential MV/m V/mil
Dielectric Constant NULL
Resistivity 105 125 10-8 ohm.m 105 125 10-8 ohm.m
Environmental Properties
  Resistance Factors
1=Poor 5=Excellent
Flammability 5
Fresh Water 5
Organic Solvents 5
Oxidation at 500C 1
Sea Water 5
Strong Acid 2
Strong Alkalis 3
UV 5
Wear 3
Weak Acid 4
Weak Alkalis 4