KNOWN: Hot pipe embedded eccentrically in a circular system having a prescribed thermal
FIND: The shape factor and heat transfer per unit length for the prescribed surface temperatures.
ASSUMPTIONS: (1) Two-dimensional
KNOWN: Heat generation in a buried spherical container.
FIND: (a) Outer surface temperature of the container, (b) Representative isotherms and heat flow
ASSUMPTIONS: (1) Steady-state conditions, (2) Soil is a homogeneous med
KNOWN: Dimensions of a plate insulated on its bottom and thermally joined to heat sinks at its
ends. Net heat flux at top surface.
FIND: (a) Differential equation which determines temperature distribution in plate, (b) Temperature
KNOWN: Radius, thickness, and incident flux for a radiation heat gauge.
FIND: Expression relating incident flux to temperature difference between center and edge of
ASSUMPTIONS: (1) Steady-state conditions, (2) One-dimension