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Code No: R05320306

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III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008 HEAT TRANSFER ( Common to Mechanical Engineering and Automobile Engineering)

Time: 3 hours

Max Marks: 80

Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

(a)

1. Explain the scope of the study of heat transfer.

(b)

A cubical tank of water of volume 1 m 3 is kept at a steady temperature of 65 0 C by a 1 kW heater. The heater us switched off. How long does the tank

take to cool to 50 0 C if the room temperatue is 15 0 C.

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(a)

2. Sketch various types of fin configurations?

(b)

Aluminum fins of rectangular profile are attached on a plane wall with 5 mm spacing. The fins have thickness 1 mm, length = 10 mm and the normal conductivity K = 200 W/mk. The wall is maintained at a temperature of 200 0 C and the fins dissipate heat by convection into ambient air at 40 0 C, with heat transfer coefficient = 50 W/m 2 k. Find the heat loss. [6+10]

(a)

3. A long 20cm diameter cylindrical shaft made of stainless steel 304 comes out of an oven at a uniform temperature of 600 0 C. The shaft is then allowed to cool slowly in an environment chamber at 200 0 C with an average heat transfer coefficient of h = 80 W/m 2 0 C. Determine the temperature at he centre of the shaft 45 min. after the start of the cooling process. Also, determine the heat transfer per unit length of the shaft during this time period.

(b)

What are Biot number, Fourier number and Heisler charts? [10+6]

4. Define the local and average skin friction (drag) coefficient for a flat smooth plate at zero incidence.

(a)

(b)

A thin flat plate has been placed longitudinally in a steam of air at 20 0 C and while flows with undisturbed velocity of 7.5 m/s. The surface of plate is maintained at a uniform temperature of 120 0 C.

i. calculate the heat transfer coefficient 0.8m from the leading edge of the plate,

ii. Also calculate the rate of heat transfer from one side of the plate to the

air over the first 0.8 m length. Assume unit width of the plate.

[8+8]

(a)

5. Derive an expression for the maximum velocity in the free convection boundary layer on a vertical plate. At what position in the boundary layer does this maximum velocity occur?

(b)

A horizontal pipe of 6 cm diameter is located in a room, whose temperature of air is 20 0 C. The surface temperature of the pipe is 140 0 C. Calculate the free convection heat loss per meter length of the pipe. [8+8]

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6. Explain how the condensate film thickness on a vertical plate is influenced by different parameters?

(b)

Saturated steam at 54 o C condenses as a film on the outside surface of a 25mm OD 3m long vertical tube. The tube surface is maintained at temperature of 43 o C . Calculate the average condensation heat transfer coefficient and the rate of steam condensation at the bottom of the tube. [6+10]

(a)

7. Give comparison of parallel flow and counter flow heat exchangers. Why are counter flow heat exchangers mostly used?

(b)

A heat exchanger is required to cool 55000 kg/h of alcohol from 66 o C to 40 o C using 40000 kg/h of water entering at 5 o C . Calculate the surface area required for

i. parallel flow

ii. counter flow mode. Take U = 580 W/m 2 K, c p for water = 4180 J/kgK,

c p for alcohol = 3760 J/kgK.

[6+10]

(a)

8. What are the factors that influence the radiant heat exchange between two bodies?

(b)

Two equal discs of diameter 200 mm each are arranged in two parallel planes 400 m apart. The temperature of the first disc is 500 o C and that of the second disc is 300 o C . Determine the radiating heat flux between them, if these are

i. Black

ii. Gray with emissivities 0.3 and 0.5 respectively.

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Set No. 2

III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008 HEAT TRANSFER ( Common to Mechanical Engineering and Automobile Engineering)

Time: 3 hours

Max Marks: 80

Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

(a)

1. Write Fourier‘s heat conduction equation and explain each term along with their units.

(b)

A pipe with a diameter of 2 cm is kept at a surface temperature of 40 0 C. Find the heat transfer rate per m length of this pipe if it is

i.

Placed in an air flow in which the temperature is 50 0 C and

ii. placed in a tank of water kept a temperature of 30 0 C. The heat transfer coefficient in these two situations, which involve

 

A. forced convectiion in air and

B. free convection in water, are estimated to be 20 W/m 2 K and 70 W/m 2

K respectively.

[6+10]

(a)

2. Derive an expression for 1- Dimensional, steady state heat conduction state, with internal heat generation for plane wall.

(b)

Nichrome, having a resistivity of 100µ Ω-cm is to be used as a heating element in a 10kW heater. The Nichrome surface temperature should not exceed 1220 0 C. Other design features include surrounding air temperature is 20 0 C, Outside surface coefficient is 1.15 kW/m 3 k, Thermal conductivity of Nichrome =- 17 W/mk. Find out which diameter Nichrome wire is necessary for a 1 meter long heater. Also find the rate of current flow. [8+8]

(a)

3. A long 20cm diameter cylindrical shaft made of stainless steel 304 comes out of an oven at a uniform temperature of 600 0 C. The shaft is then allowed to cool slowly in an environment chamber at 200 0 C with an average heat transfer coefficient of h = 80 W/m 2 0 C. Determine the temperature at he centre of the shaft 45 min. after the start of the cooling process. Also, determine the heat transfer per unit length of the shaft during this time period.

(b)

What are Biot number, Fourier number and Heisler charts? [10+6]

4. Define the local and average skin friction (drag) coefficient for a flat smooth plate at zero incidence.

(a)

(b)

A thin flat plate has been placed longitudinally in a steam of air at 20 0 C and while flows with undisturbed velocity of 7.5 m/s. The surface of plate is maintained at a uniform temperature of 120 0 C.

i. calculate the heat transfer coefficient 0.8m from the leading edge of the plate,

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ii. Also calculate the rate of heat transfer from one side of the plate to the

air over the first 0.8 m length. Assume unit width of the plate.

[8+8]

(a)

5. How is a modified Groshff number defined for a constant heat flux condition on a vertical plate?

(b)

A metal plate 0.71 m in height and 1.02 m in width forms the vertical wall of an oven. The temperature of the plate is maintained at 230 o C , where as the air outside the oven is at 23 o C . Assuming the oven to be un-insulated, compute the convection heat loss from the wall to the outside air. [4+12]

6. For laminar film condensation, what is the ratio of heat transfer to a horizontal tube of large diameter to that to a vertical tube of the same size for the same temp erature difference? What L/D ratio will produce the same rate of heat transfer to a tube in both the vertical and horizontal orientations? [16]

(a)

7. Give a comparison of parallel flow and counter flow heat exchangers. Why are counter flow exchangers are mostly used?

(b)

Sketch the temperature distribution of hot and cold fluids along the length

of heat exchanger for counter flow arrangement and derive the expression for

LMTD.

[6+10]

(a)

8. What is the shape factor with respect to itself if the surface is concave, convex or flat?

(b)

Show that for two infinite parallel gray planes exchanging radiant energy, the

mean emissivity is given by 1

1

ε1 +

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ε2 1 .

1

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III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008 HEAT TRANSFER ( Common to Mechanical Engineering and Automobile Engineering)

Time: 3 hours

Max Marks: 80

Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

(a)

1. What is Fourier‘s law of heat conduction? Explain.

 

(b)

A brick (k=1.2 W/m K) wall 0.15 m thick separates hot combusition gases of

a

furnace from the outside ambient air which is at 25 0 C. The outer surface

temperature of the brick wall is found to be 100 0 C. If the natural convection heat heat transfer coefficient on the brick wall is 20 W/m 2 K and its emisssivity

is

0.8, calculate the inner surface temperature of the brick wall.

[4+12]

(a)

2. Sketch various types of fin configurations?

(b)

Aluminum fins of rectangular profile are attached on a plane wall with 5 mm spacing. The fins have thickness 1 mm, length = 10 mm and the normal conductivity K = 200 W/mk. The wall is maintained at a temperature of 200 0 C and the fins dissipate heat by convection into ambient air at 40 0 C, with heat transfer coefficient = 50 W/m 2 k. Find the heat loss. [6+10]

(a)

3. What are Biot and Fourier numbers? Explain their physical significance.

(b)

A slab of Aluminum 10cm thick is originally at a temperature of 500 0 C. It is suddenly immersed in a liquid at 100 0 C resulting it a heat transfer coefficient of 1200 W/m 2 k. Determine the temperature at the centerline and the surface 1 min after the immersion. Also the total thermal energy removal per unit area slab during this period. The properties of aluminum for the given condition are: α = 8.4 × 10 5 m 2 /s, K=215 W/mk, ρ = 2700 kg/m 3 , C p = 0.9 kJ/kg.

 

[6+10]

(a)

4. Explain for fluid flow along a flat plate.

i. Velocity distribution in hydrodynamic boundary layer. ii. Temperature distribution in thermal boundary layer. iii. Variation of local heat transfer co-efficient along the flow.

(b)

Under forced flow conditions how does the prandtl number affect relative thick- ness of thermal Boundary layer and velocity Boundary layer. Show that the velocity and temperature distributions within the Boundary layer are going

to be similar in nature.

[8+8]

(a)

5. Why is an analytical solution of a free convection problem more involved than its forced convection counterpart?

(b)

A

vertical plate is at 96 o C in an atmosphere of air at 20 o C . Estimate the local

heat transfer coefficient at a distance of 20 cm from the lower edge and the

average value over the 20 cm length.

[6+10]

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(a)

6. What is nucleate boiling? Why is it important?

(b)

Saturated water at 100 o C is boiled with a copper heating element having a

heating surface of area 0.04 m 2 which is maintained at 15 o C . Calculate the

surface heat flux and the rate of evapoaration.

[6+10]

(a)

7. What do you mean by fouling factor? What are the causes of fouling?

(b)

A double pipe heat exchanger is constructed of a stainless steel ( k = 15.1 W/mK) inner tube of D i = 15 mm and D o = 19 mm and the outer tube of diameter 32 mm. The convective heat transfer coefficient is given to be h i = 800W/m 2 K and h o = 1200W/m 2 K . For a fouling factor of R f i = 0. 0004m 2 K /W on the tube side and R f o = 0.0001m 2 K /W on the shell side, determine

i. The total thermal resistance ii. Ui and iii. U o of the heat exchanger.

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8. A spherical satellite of 1 m diameter encircles the earth at an altitude of 483 km. Estimate the shape factor of the earth from the satellite and hence calculate the equilibrium temperature of the satellite on the dark side and on the bright side of the earth. Assume that the diameter of the earth is 12880 km and its black body temperature is 20 o C . The temperature of outer space may be taken as 0 K and the satellite is irradiated with a heat flux of 1.3 kW/m 2 from the Sun when on the

bright side.

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Code No: R05320306

Set No. 4

III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008 HEAT TRANSFER ( Common to Mechanical Engineering and Automobile Engineering)

Time: 3 hours

Max Marks: 80

Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

(a)

1. Derive steady state general heat conduction equation without heat generation in spherical systems.

(b)

State and explain the mode of conduction heat transfer.

[10+6]

(a)

2. What is critical thickness of insulator on a small diameter wire or pipe, explain its physical significance and derive an expression for the same.

(b)

A plane wall 10 cm thick generated heat at the rate of 4×10 4 W/m 3 . When an electric current is passed through it. The convective heat transfer co-efficient between each face of the wall and the ambient air is 50 W/m 2 k. Determine

i. The surface temperature

ii. The maximum temperature in the wall. Assume the ambient air temperature to be 20 0 C and the thermal conduc-

tivity of the wall material to be 15 W/mK.

[6+10]

(a)

3. What are Biot and Fourier numbers? Explain their physical significance.

(b)

A slab of Aluminum 10cm thick is originally at a temperature of 500 0 C. It is suddenly immersed in a liquid at 100 0 C resulting it a heat transfer coefficient of 1200 W/m 2 k. Determine the temperature at the centerline and the surface 1 min after the immersion. Also the total thermal energy removal per unit area slab during this period. The properties of aluminum for the given condition are: α = 8.4 × 10 5 m 2 /s, K=215 W/mk, ρ = 2700 kg/m 3 , C p = 0.9 kJ/kg.

[6+10]

4. Nitrogen at 30 0 C flows over a plate maintained at 70 0 C with a free stream velocity of 10 m/s.

 

(a)

Determine the local and average values of convective heat transfer co-efficient.

(b)

Also calculate the values of the boundary layer thickness (velocity, thermal) and momentum and displacement thickness at these locations.

(c)

Determine also the location at which the flow turns turbulent, considering

 

critical Reynolds number = 5 x 10 5 .

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5.

(a)

What is the recommended correlation for natural convection over a vertical plate or cylinder in the turbulent region?

(b)

How is the velocity field developed in front of a vertical plate which is main- tained at a temperature?

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i. Higher ii. Lower, than the surrounding fluid.

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(a)

6. Distinguish between nucleate and film boiling.

(b)

A heated 30 × 30 cm square copper plate, serves as the bottom for a pan of water at 1 atm. Pressure. The temperature of the plate is maintained at 119 o C . Estimate the heat transferred per hour by the plate. [6+10]

7. In a cross flow heat exchanger hot exhaust gases (C p = 1000 J/kgK) entering at

300 o C and leaving at 100 o C are used to heat water, flowing at 1 kg/s from 35 o C to 125 o C . The overall heat transfer coefficient based on the gas side surface area has been found to be 100 W/m 2 K. Using the NTU method, estimate the required gas

side surface area.

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8. A long cylinder having a diameter of 2 cm is maintained at 600 o C and has an emissivity of 0.4. Surrounding the cylinder is another long, thin walled concentric cylinder having a diameter of 6 cm and an emissivity of 0.2 on both the inside and outside surfaces. The assembly is located in a large room having a temperature of 27 o C . Calculate the net radiant energy lost by the 2 cm diameter cylinder per meter length. Also calculate the temperature of the 6 cm diameter cylinder. [16]

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