Deep Heat: An Experimental Analysis of Ovenstones
Gillies, Karl B
Advisor: Anderson, Atholl
Degree Name: Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Degree Discipline: Anthropology
Research Type: Dissertation
Table of Contents:
Acknowledgements INTRODUCTION PART 1: METHODS AND MATERIALS. 1.1: Choice of Site, Construction and Ignition of Ovens; 1.2: Selection of Ovenstones; 1.3: Oven Monitoring; 1.4: Stone Assessment. PART 2: RESULTS. 2.1: Oven Temperature Graphs; 2.2: Heat Retention Differences Per Size and Type; 2.3: Shattered Stone Percentage Graphs; 2.4: Lithology of Fired Stones; 2.5: Typical Fracture Patterns. PART 3: DISCUSSION. 3.1: Experimental Sources of Error; 3.2: The Ovens and Their Food; 3.3: The Ovenstones. PART 4: CONCLUSIONS. PART 5: APPENDIX. Thermal Conductivity Graphs from Sutton’s BA Hons. Dissertation 1971. PART 6: SOURCES CONSULTED.