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PROBLEM 1.1

KNOWN:
Heat rate, q, through one-dimensional wall of area A, thickness L, thermal
conductivity k and inner temperature, T
1
.
FIND:
The outer temperature of the wall, T
2
.
SCHEMATIC:

ASSUMPTIONS:
(1) One-dimensional conduction in the x-direction, (2) Steady-state conditions, (3) Constant properties.
ANALYSIS:
The rate equation for conduction through the wall is given by Fourier’s law,
qqqA=-dTdxA=kATTL
condxx12
= = ′′
.
Solving for T
2
gives
TTqLkA
21cond
=
.
Substituting numerical values, find
TC-3000W0.025m0.2W/mK10m
2
2
= ××
415

TC-37.5C
2
=
415

TC.
2
=
378


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Note direction of heat flow and fact that T
2

must be less than T
1
.
http://librosysolucionarios.net PROBLEM 1.2
KNOWN:
Inner surface temperature and thermal conductivity of a concrete wall.
FIND:
Heat loss by conduction through the wall as a function of ambient air temperatures ranging from -15 to 38
°
C.
SCHEMATIC:

ASSUMPTIONS:
(1) One-dimensional conduction in the x-direction, (2) Steady-state conditions, (3) Constant properties, (4) Outside wall temperature is that of the ambient air.
ANALYSIS:
From Fourier’s law, it is evident that the gradient, x
dTdxq
= −
, is a constant, and hence the temperature distribution is linear, if x
q
and k are each constant. The heat flux must be constant under one-dimensional, steady-state conditions; and k is approximately constant if it depends only weakly on temperature. The heat flux and heat rate when the outside wall temperature is T
2
= -15
°
C are
( )
212x
25C15CdTTTqkk1WmK133.3WmdxL0.30m
= = = =

. (1) 22xx
qqA133.3Wm20m2667W
= × = × =
. (2)
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Combining Eqs. (1) and (2), the heat rate q
x
can be determined for the range of ambient temperature, -15
T
2

38
°
C, with different wall thermal conductivities, k.
-20-10010203040Ambient air temperature, T2 (C)-1500-500500150025003500
H  e  a   t   l  o  s  s ,  q  x   (   W   )
Wall thermal conductivity, k = 1.25 W/m.Kk = 1 W/m.K, concrete wallk = 0.75 W/m.K

For the concrete wall, k = 1 W/m
K, the heat loss varies linearily from +2667 W to -867 W and is zero when the inside and ambient temperatures are the same. The magnitude of the heat rate increases with increasing thermal conductivity.
Without steady-state conditions and constant k, the temperature distribution in a plane wall would not be linear.

http://librosysolucionarios.net PROBLEM 1.3

KNOWN:
Dimensions, thermal conductivity and surface temperatures of a concrete slab. Efficiency of gas furnace and cost of natural gas.
FIND:
Daily cost of heat loss.
SCHEMATIC:

ASSUMPTIONS:
(1) Steady state, (2) One-dimensional conduction, (3) Constant properties.
ANALYSIS:
The rate of heat loss by conduction through the slab is
( ) ( )
12
TT7CqkLW1.4W/mK11m8m4312Wt0.20m
°= = × =

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The daily cost of natural gas that must be combusted to compensate for the heat loss is
( ) ( )
gd6
qC4312W\$0.01/MJCt24h/d3600s/h\$4.14/d0.910J/MJ
η
×= = × =×

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The loss could be reduced by installing a floor covering with a layer of insulation between it and the concrete.

http://librosysolucionarios.net PROBLEM 1.4KNOWN:
Heat flux and surface temperatures associated with a wood slab of prescribedthickness.
FIND:
Thermal conductivity, k, of the wood.
SCHEMATIC:ASSUMPTIONS:
(1) One-dimensional conduction in the x-direction, (2) Steady-stateconditions, (3) Constant properties.
ANALYSIS:
Subject to the foregoing assumptions, the thermal conductivity may bedetermined from Fourier’s law, Eq. 1.2. Rearranging,
( )
LW0.05mk=q40 TTm40-20C
x212
=

k=0.10 W/mK.
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