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External Flow Over Cylinder.xls
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Purpose of calculation:
Calculate convective heat transfer for a cylinder in cross flow at various velocities. Input cells in blue.

Calculation Reference:

Calculation Validation:
Independently checked against a worked example in the following publication.
Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer by Frank Incropera
Air properties from 'DryAir' Worksheet which may be downloaded separately from:

Problem Parameters: Air Temperature, Kinematic viscosity, Thermal diffusivity, Thermal conductivity, Density, Prandtl number, Air Speed, Diameter, Reynolds Number, Nusselt Number (Churchill & Bernstein), Heat Transfer Coefficient, Length of tube, Area of face, Temperature of tube surface, Time period, Heat lost

Calculation Reference
Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer by Frank Incropera
Fluid Mechanics

Submitted By:
John Doyle (JohnDoyle[Admin])
Submitted On:
17 Oct 2010
File Size:
96.00 Kb
File Version:
Total Votes:1
Comments: 1
JohnDoyle[Admin] 9 years ago
The values for the dynamic viscosity and thermal conductivity are high by 10^5 due to a typographical error reported by Joel Pierce. This has been corrected.

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