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Thermals Debacle

  1. Apr 4, 2012 #1
    So I've run into this brick wall trying to figure out the thermals behind a school project design.

    Basically we're designing a multi-layered cylinder that will hold waste products that will be generating heat. We have a power density, interior volume and the required ambient temperature, what we're trying to find out is the temperature on the exterior surface of this cylinder to make sure its under a certain temperature but can't figure out how to turn the power generation on the interior (W/m^3) into possibly even a temperature on the interior walls to do the standard heat transfer equations....


    Thanks.
     
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