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thermal conductance

n.
1. A measure of the ability of an object to allow the flow of heat from its warmer surface through the object to its colder surface, determined as the heat energy transferred per unit of time divided by the temperature difference between the two surfaces, expressed in watts per kelvin. The conductance of an object equals the conductivity of its material times its surface area (cross-section) divided by the distance between the two surfaces (thickness).
2. The reciprocal of thermal resistance, usually measured in units of watts per kelvin.
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Because the heat transfer coefficient is strongly influenced by the injection speed as previously shown, neglecting the compression of the melt in the injection barrel would lead to incorrect results when investigating the heat transfer behavior in a micro-channel.
Notions like fully developed flow (which is a poorer approximation for homogeneous reactions than for heat, mass, and momentum transfer); isothermal and adiabatic conditions (which cannot be achieved with energetic gasphase reactions); the use of an uncorrected heat transfer coefficient for an energetic reaction in tubular flow (which, in reality, varies grossly and chaotically); the ingenious and elegant solution of Denbigh for perfectly mixed reactors in series (which, as he is careful to point out, is based on the postulate of an asymptotic approach to equilibrium in each stage and gives erroneous values for the optimal relative volumes); and reaction rates expressed in concentrations (which is inconsistent with thermodynamic models for equilibrium and with the Arrhenius model).
If the flow is laminar and fully developed because of small hydraulic diameter, and the Nusselt number is constant, assuming the classical channel flow, the small D of the microchannels in the denominator should enhanced the heat transfer coefficient significantly.
The heat transfer coefficient was calculated from the heat flux and the wall temperature by means of Equation (2).
For example, the field tests have shown that the panel wall heat transfer coefficient varies in average between 1,11 and 1,14 W/([m.
As expected, the temperature differential of 2[degrees]C resulted in very little change in heat transfer coefficient over several hours.
This paper describes a study which was initiated to resolve deficiencies in heat transfer coefficient data for food cooling and freezing processes by forced convection.
4% and a mean increase in overall heat transfer coefficient of 45% to 50%.
In addition to material property and process inputs, the CAE procedure described in Section 3 requires that the metal droplet temperature and surface heat transfer coefficient be specified to compute results.
Kim and Mudawar (2013) modified general heat transfer coefficient correlation form previously developed (Traviss et al.
Average heat transfer coefficient at the laminar viscous-gravitational medium mode can be calculated by the M.