Problem 20-2 - Example 20-2 A spent nuclear fuel rod of...

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Example 20-2 A spent nuclear fuel rod of length 1.4 m and diameter 4 cm is buried 4 m in the ground parallel to the surface. The rod generates 300 W of heat. Assume o 1.2W/(m C) soil k = . If the surface of the soil is at 15 ° C, what is the surface temperature of the rod? Solution: Use the first configuration in Table 11-1. In this case, z = 4m
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