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Heat Losses Through Cold Insulation

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#1 Movers


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Posted 02 October 2018 - 06:22 AM



Can I use below formula to evaluate heat losses through cold insulation?


Q = kA ((T1-T2)/L)


k - thermal conductivity

A - area

T1 - temperature inside equippment

T2 - temperature of the insulation external surface

L - insulation thickness



Process temperature in the equippment is: - 20°C.


Unfortunately I do not know the temperature of the external wall of the equippment (under insulation).

Edited by Movers, 02 October 2018 - 06:23 AM.

#2 shan


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Posted 02 October 2018 - 07:27 AM

In the conservative side, just assume T2 = Ambient Temperature 

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