OK so I have a little issue I'm dealing with.. here are the basics..(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

There is a material that was filtered and came out of the filtration process at about 330 degrees (it comes out as a solid filter cake). It somehow caught on fire which caused the deluge system to activate.

I just want to know if there are any basic ways of proving that our current system is adequate.

Here is what I thought about doing. Calculating the heat that would need to be "lost" in cooling the cake from 330 degrees to some safe temperature by using Q=mcDT and then somehow seeing if our current volumetric flow rate of water can provide that capability.

Are there any other BASIC (im not trying to make it too difficult) theories or formulas I could use?

The filtered material has known properties such as mass, volume, density.... etc

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