# Category - Heat Transfer

## Sample Problem – Insulation thickness calculation for a pipe

Sample Problem Statement
Calculate insulation thickness (minimum value) required for a pipe carrying steam at 1800C. The pipe size is 8" and the maximum...

## Sample Problem – Heat transfer by conduction across a furnace wall

Sample Problem Statement
Determine the rate of heat transfer by conduction per unit area, by means of conduction for a furnace wall made of fire clay. Furnace...

## Heat Transfer – Conduction of Heat

Conduction of heat in a solid wall is expressed using Fourier's equation for heat conduction,

T : Temperature at a point in wall
θ : Time
k : Thermal...

## Sample Problem – Logarithmic Mean Temperature Difference (LMTD) calculation

Sample Problem Statement
Calculate log mean temperature difference for the following shell and tube heat exchanger for two possible arrangements (i)...

## How to calculate LMTD when the formula fails?

Question
Calculate log mean temperature difference for the following shell and tube heat exchanger with counter-current flow.
Hot fluid in temperature TH1 =...

## Heat Transfer Equipments

Heat transfer equipments are found to be useful in a wide range of industries. They can be broadly defined as equipments used for transfer of heat from a hot...

## Heat Exchanger Types

Heat Exchanger Types
Heat transfer equipments are found to be useful in a wide range of industries. They can be broadly defined as equipments used to transfer...