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I am trying to compare different combinations of Radiators and fans on their ability to cool water(or any liquid for that matter)

Now I've been showen some Bernoulli's equation things and been pointed at Reynolds number but To be honest I haven't looked at any physics outside rigid body interaction since university and I'm getting lost.

Now what I'm looking at is I have A radiators made of copper or brass, with different 'fins per inch' and different depth but a constant width and height.

I also have fans whose performance is measured in Airflow (Cubic feet per minute) and Air Pressure (mmH2O)

I Assume the process would be to:

Calculate the area of the radiator (m2)

Calculate actual airflow over it.( the CFM passing over the metal, something involving the fins per inch impeding the air and the pressure of the fan?)

The amount of heat the metal can transfer to air which is traveling at that rate.

But Alas I am at a loss in how best to go about this, Any and all advice would be appreciated.

Thanks

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# Calculating the effectiveness of a Radiator and Fan Combination

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