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Table 1 Material properties used in the simulations

From: In silico evaluation of geometry variations with respect to the thermal spread during coagulation of egg white using bipolar vessel sealing instruments

Property Egg white Electrode Isolator
Density \(\rho \; ({\rm kg}/{{\rm m}^3})\) 1030 8000 1030
Specific heat capacity \(c \; ({\rm kJ}/{{\rm kg}\,{\rm K}})\) 3.550 500 2200
Thermal conductivity \(k \; ({\rm W}/{{\rm m}\,{\rm K}})\) 0.55 15 0.25
Electrical conductivity \(\sigma \; ({\rm S}{\rm m})\) 0.74–1.9 1.33 × 106 1.0 × 10−12
  1. Please refer to the Appendix for a detailed derivation of the temperature dependent electrical conductivity of egg white