Stanton Number

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Dimensionless Numbers

Stanton number, abbreviated as St, is a dimensionless number that calculates the heat transfer into a fluid to the thermal capacity of fluid.

Stanton Number formula

(Eq. 1)  \(\large{ St = \frac { h  } {C \; \rho \; v} }\)         

(Eq. 2)  \(\large{ St = \frac { h  } {C \; G} }\)         

Where:

\(\large{ St }\) = Stanton number

\(\large{ \rho }\)  (Greek symbol rho) = density

\(\large{ C }\) = heat capacity

\(\large{ h }\) = heat transfer coefficient

\(\large{ G }\) = mass velocity

\(\large{ v }\) = velocity

 

Tags: Equations for Heat Transfer Equations for Heat