Energy balance calculation is often done for designing a heat exchanger to determine operating parameters for hot and cold fluids such as - inlet / outlet...

# Category - Heat Transfer

Problem Statement

Determine the overall heat transfer coefficient 'U' for heat transfer occurring from superheated steam in a steel pipe to atmosphere, with...

Steady state convective heat transfer on either side of a heat exchanger (hot or cold side) can be expressed with following figure and equation,

The steady...

Heat transfer by convection generally occurs between a fluid and a solid surface and convective heat transfer is accompanied by motion of the fluid. This is...

Following list of thermal conductivity values for metals can be used for heat transfer calculations around different applications.

Metal

Thermal...

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 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...

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 Statement

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

Question - How do you calculate LMTD with the formula does not work?

Calculate log mean temperature difference for the following shell and tube heat exchanger...

Superheated steam

Superheated steam is the steam available at a higher temperature than its dew point or saturation temperature at the corresponding pressure...

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