Heat transfer by conduction and convection - electrical circuit analogy.xls



KNOWN: Inner surface temperature of insulation blanket comprised of two semi-cylindrical shells of different materials. Ambient air conditions. Solution by analogy with electrical circuit.

FIND: a) Equivalent thermal circuit.

b) Total heat loss and material outer surface temperature.

ASSUMPTIONS: 1) Steady-state conditions.

2) One-dimensional radial conduction.

3) Infinite contact resistance between materials.


4) Constant properties.

Calculation Reference
Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer - Frank P. Incropera

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29 Jan 2008
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