Heat Transfer Assignment 7 — Free & Forced Flow
 Instructions
$\xi$ is a parameter related to your student ID, with $\xi_1$ corresponding to the last digit, $\xi_2$ to the last two digits, $\xi_3$ to the last three digits, etc. For instance, if your ID is 199225962, then $\xi_1=2$, $\xi_2=62$, $\xi_3=962$, $\xi_4=5962$, etc. Keep a copy of the assignment — the assignment will not be handed back to you. You must be capable of remembering the solutions you hand in.
 05.05.14
 Question #1
A tube bank uses an in-line arrangement with $S_p=S_n=1.9$ cm and 6.33-mm-diameter tubes. The tube bank is 6 rows deep and $50$ tubes high. The surface temperature of the tubes is constant at $90^\circ$C, and air at a pressure of 1 atmosphere, a temperature of $20^\circ$C, and a speed of $4.5$ m/s is forced across them. Calculate the total heat transfer per unit length for the tube bank as well as the outlet temperature of the air.
 Question #2
Repeat the previous problem but with the tubes arranged in the “staggered” configuration with the same values of $S_p$ and $S_n$.
 Question #3
Consider a 1-m long copper cable with a diameter $D=1.6$ mm, an electrical resistivity of $R_{\rm c}=30 \times 10^{-9}\Omega$m and with an emissivity $\epsilon=0.5$. Air flows across the cable with a velocity $u_\infty=40$ m/s, a density $\rho_\infty=0.5$ kg/m$^3$, and a temperature $T_\infty=230$ K. If a voltage difference $\Delta V=3.4$V is applied to the cable extremities, do the following:
 (a) Find the heat generated within the cable in Watt. (b) Find the convective heat transfer coefficient in W/m$^2$K. (c) Find the surface temperature of the cable in K.
You can assume that the film temperature is 400 K and use the following thermophysical data for air:
 Matter $c_p,~{\rm J/kg^\circ C}$ $k,~{\rm W/m^\circ C}$ $\mu$, kg/ms Air 1000 0.05 $10^{-5}$
 Question #4
You wish to cook some chicken optimally using a convection oven. A convection oven differs from standard ovens by blowing hot air at moderate speeds on the food. This results in the food being heated mostly through convective heat transfer rather than through radiation heat transfer. The chicken you wish to cook can be modeled as a solid sphere with a radius of 1 cm, a thermal conductivity of 0.5 W/m$^\circ$C, a density of 1000 kg/m$^3$, and a heat capacity of 3200 J/kg$^\circ$C. The convection oven blows hot air at atmospheric pressure, a temperature of $130^\circ$C and a speed of 5 m/s towards the chicken. The chicken is initially at a temperature of $5^\circ$C and stands on a grill through which the air can flow freely. You wish to cook the chicken optimally so that it is as tender as possible while being safe to eat. To be safe for eating, the temperature at any location within the chicken must have reached at least $70^\circ$C. To be as tender as possible, the chicken must not be overcooked and must therefore be taken out of the oven as soon as it is safe for eating. Knowing the latter, do the following:
 (a) Find the most accurate possible average convective heat transfer coefficient over the chicken when in the oven. (b) Using the average convective heat transfer coefficient found in (a), determine the amount of time the chicken should be left in the oven to be optimally cooked. (c) Find the surface temperature of the chicken when it is taken out of the oven.
 Question #5
Consider a brick wall that is insulated on one side and exposed to radiation from the sun on the other side as follows:
For $H=1$ m, $L=0.1$ m, $T_\infty=27^\circ$C, $P_\infty=1$ atm, and an incoming radiation heat flux from the sun equal to $q^"_{\rm radin}=700$ W/m$^2$, and an emissivity factor of the bricks of $\epsilon=0.5$, do the following:
 (a) Find the convective heat transfer coefficient due to free convection at $x=L$ and $y=H$. (b) Find the surface temperature $T_{\rm s}$ at $x=L$ and $y=H$.
You can assume negligible heat transfer on the top surface of the wall and that the film temperature is equal to 300 K. Use the following thermophysical properties for the bricks and the air:
 Matter $\rho$, kg/m$^3$ $c_p$, J/kgK $k$, W/mK $\mu$, kg/ms Bricks 1600 840 0.7 -- Air -- 1000 0.02 $10^{-5}$
 05.02.18
 1. 54.9 kW/m, 30.6$^\circ$C. 2. 62.8 kW/m, 32.1$^\circ$C. 3. 775 W, 415 W/m$^2$K, 595 K. 4. 61 W/m$^2$$^\circC, 256 s, 97^\circ C. 5. 2.7 W/m^2$$^\circ$C, 319 K.
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