Heat Transfer Coefficient

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conduction convection radiant 4Heat transfer coefficient, abbreviated as h, also called film coefficient or film effectiveness, is the convective heat transfer between a solid surface and the fluid around it.


Heat Transfer Coefficient formula

\(\large{ h = \frac { Q" }{\Delta T} }\)
Symbol English Metric
\(\large{ h }\) = heat transfer coefficient \(\large{\frac{Btu}{hr-ft^2-F}}\)  \(\large{\frac{W}{m^2-K}}\)
\(\large{ Q" }\) = heat flux \(\large{\frac{Btu}{hr-ft^2}}\)  \(\large{\frac{W}{m^2}}\)
\(\large{ \Delta T }\) = temperature differential between the solid surface and surrounding area  \(\large{F}\) \(\large{K}\)


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