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out of bed just to dread going to school, heating up left overs, and even boiling some water. Energy cannot be destroyed or created, only passed from one object to another. A great example of energy is the transfer of heat. An ice cube sitting in the hand of a person can show energy at work. Heat from the hand causes the cube to melt and change forms into liquids. To understand energy a little more, understanding work is important. Work is equal to force multiplied by distance that was applied…

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large two-paned window. This is just one of two windows in my dorm room in De Smet Hall. The concept that I will discuss regarding my photo is thermodynamics and transfer of heat. Specifically, I will be discussing conduction from the temperature outside of De smet and the temperature of my dorm room. The material that the energy will transfer through is the two large two-paned windows that are on each wall. I will complete example calculations by measuring the calculating the area of the…

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involved in thermodynamics throughout the construction stage of houses, such as heat transfer involving different colours and thicknesses, it is possible to re-examine the insulation of houses in hot countries. Such a report can lead to finding the most appropriate colour and thickness for the best thermo-insulated houses in Australia. Relevant Physics Principles Heat Transfer When temperature difference exists in a body, the heat flows from the regions of high temperature to the regions of low…

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Quantity of heat Q = mcθ absorbed or lost by a substance 4. What does specific heat 900 J of heat needs to be supplied to 1 kg of aluminium 900 J kgof aluminium to produce a 1 °C -1 1 °C mean? temperature increase. 5. What does specific heat 4 200 J of heat needs to be supplied to 1 of water 4 200 J kg-1°C-1 kg of water to produce a 1 °C temperature mean? increase. 6. The physical When two objects of equal mass are heated at meaning of equal rates, the object with the smaller specific specific…

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Therefore, the three-dimensional unsteady heat conduction differential equation is: where T (x, t) is the temperature of the spot x at the time t and is also the coefficient of thermal diffusivity used to measure the heat transfer and storage ability of the material, which varies with temperature and position. Equation (5) gives the form of three-dimensional heat transfer function. It is generally difficult to find the analytical solution because of the complexity of the actual solution…

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conditions, as well as the important system parameters are then outlined. Solution algorithm of the model equations is then explained. The effect of the intra-particle diffusion is examined by means of effective mass transfer coefficient. It can be obtained by similarity with heat transfer by conduction. Finally, the criterion for choosing the optimum switching time is set. 4.1. Fluidized Bed Model 4.1.1. Model Assumptions 1- The bed is perfectly mixed hence; all particles have the same…

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Material selection The main purpose of outer material is to provide enough insulation. So minimum heat transfer coefficient is required for the outer material. Other selection criteria are: 1. Cost 2. Environment friendly 3. Availability Alternatives along with heat transfer coefficient are: • Wood : 0.19 w/m/k • Plastics: 0.29 w/m/k • Polystyrene foam: 0.04 w/m/k • Polyurethane foam: 0.03 w/m/k From the above alternative more suitable outer materials are Polystyrene foam and Polyurethane…

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assumption of the ‘Principle of Heat Exchange’, which is that the principle only holds true if heat is not lost to its surroundings. Although, the loss of heat to its environment (ex. Desk, air, cup, etc.) was attempted to be minimized by quick transfer of the water and object, and the use of a calorimeter, the data proves that there was a loss of heat as the theoretical temperature was higher than the resulting temperature. 2. For part two, compare your specific heat capacity value of the test…

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The purpose of this lab was to find the most efficient way to transfer heat from a chip to a water beaker. The heat transfer was coming from burning a baked lay and through our calorimeter heat energy was pushed out. Then we took it another step further by modifying our calorimeter to capture even more energy. The overall purpose was to capture as much energy as possible. “Energy is the ability to do work, or the ability to elicit change in matter.” (Castro) Energy can be defined in different…

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The composition of mushroom used for the study [74] Components Mass Fraction (g/100g) Water 91,81 Oil 2,09 Protein 0,42 Carbohydrate 4,65 Fiber 1,20 Ash 0,89 Using the Equation 1, 2 and Table 1, the specific heat of mushroom was calculated as 3993.49 J/kg°C. Mass Balance Equation for the Vacuum Cooling. Mass conservation for the control volume is given in Figure 2. As shown in the Figure, there is a single exit from the control volume and therefore, the mass…

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