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Calculations for heat transfer between fluids

  1. Feb 7, 2012 #1
    Im working on a little project where I am attempting to generate steam from a hot gas pipe. I haven't measured the rate of flow or temperature of the fluid as of yet, and I haven't decided upon the choice of material, but i'm looking for some calculations to start.

    My plan is to wrap a water jacket around the heated gas pipe (aproximate temperatues of the gas are about 200-300'C) and transfer the heat from the gas to the water. Are there any calculations out there for calculating the transfer of the heated gas, which is flowing at X velocity and volume, through the metal (not chosen yet) and into the water?


    Any comments or help will be much appreciated. Thanks.
     
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