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Thermodynamics HW Solutions 290

Thermodynamics HW Solutions 290 - Chapter 4 Transient Heat...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4 Transient Heat Conduction Chapter 4 TRANSIENT HEAT CONDUCTION Lumped System Analysis 4-1C In heat transfer analysis, some bodies are observed to behave like a "lump" whose entire body temperature remains essentially uniform at all times during a heat transfer process. The temperature of such bodies can be taken to be a function of time only. Heat transfer analysis which utilizes this idealization is known as the lumped system analysis. It is applicable when the Biot number (the ratio of conduction resistance within the body to convection resistance at the surface of the body) is less than or equal to 0.1. 4-2C The lumped system analysis is more likely to be applicable for the body cooled naturally since the Biot number is proportional to the convection heat transfer coefficient, which is proportional to the air velocity. Therefore, the Biot number is more likely to be less than 0.1 for the case of natural convection....
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