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Hydraulic heating formulae

  1. Nov 4, 2011 #1
    I wish to design several systems of radiant heating that use both transfer of heat and friction heating of the transfer fluid which will be some grade of oil (which can handle a wide temperature range and has reduced equipment wear). What I need is to know is the energy turned into heat given the variables of viscosity, flow, pipe size, and pipe length. I will use computer software to convert temperature changes to viscosity changes (not linear). I will assume the system will remain in laminar flow.
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