View Single Post
Chestermiller
#4
Jan29-13, 10:10 PM
Mentor
Chestermiller's Avatar
P: 5,356
What is flux...? is it a scalar or a vector and difference bet flux and flux density

In chemical and mechanical engineering, heat flux is always heat flow per unit area. The heat flux vector is equal to (minus) the thermal conductivity times the gradient in temperature.