Film Thickness in Film Condensation Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
Film Thickness = ((4*Viscosity of Film*Thermal Conductivity*Height of Film*(Saturated Temperature-Plate Surface Temperature))/([g]*Latent Heat of Vaporization*(Density of Liquid)*(Density of Liquid-Density of Vapor)))^(0.25)
δ = ((4*μf*k*x*(TSat-Tw))/([g]*hfg*(ρ)*(ρ-ρv)))^(0.25)
This formula uses 1 Constants, 9 Variables
Constants Used
[g] - Gravitational acceleration on Earth Value Taken As 9.80665 Meter/Second²
Variables Used
Film Thickness - (Measured in Meter) - Film Thickness is the thickness between the wall or the phase boundary or the interface to the other end of the film.
Viscosity of Film - (Measured in Pascal Second) - Viscosity of Film is a measure of its resistance to deformation at a given rate.
Thermal Conductivity - (Measured in Watt per Meter per K) - Thermal Conductivity is rate of heat passes through specified material, expressed as amount of heat flows per unit time through a unit area with a temperature gradient of one degree per unit distance.
Height of Film - (Measured in Meter) - Height of Film is defined as the distance upto which the height of film is considered.
Saturated Temperature - (Measured in Kelvin) - Saturated temperature is the temperature at which a given liquid and its vapour or a given solid and its vapour can co-exist in equilibrium, at a given pressure.
Plate Surface Temperature - (Measured in Kelvin) - Plate Surface Temperature is the temperature at the surface of the plate.
Latent Heat of Vaporization - (Measured in Joule per Kilogram) - Latent Heat of Vaporization is defined as the heat required to change one mole of liquid at its boiling point under standard atmospheric pressure.
Density of Liquid - (Measured in Kilogram per Meter³) - The density of Liquid is the mass of a unit volume of liquid.
Density of Vapor - (Measured in Kilogram per Meter³) - The Density of Vapor is the mass of a unit volume of a material substance.
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Viscosity of Film: 0.029 Newton Second per Meter² --> 0.029 Pascal Second (Check conversion here)
Thermal Conductivity: 10.18 Watt per Meter per K --> 10.18 Watt per Meter per K No Conversion Required
Height of Film: 0.06 Meter --> 0.06 Meter No Conversion Required
Saturated Temperature: 373 Kelvin --> 373 Kelvin No Conversion Required
Plate Surface Temperature: 82 Kelvin --> 82 Kelvin No Conversion Required
Latent Heat of Vaporization: 2260000 Joule per Kilogram --> 2260000 Joule per Kilogram No Conversion Required
Density of Liquid: 997 Kilogram per Meter³ --> 997 Kilogram per Meter³ No Conversion Required
Density of Vapor: 0.5 Kilogram per Meter³ --> 0.5 Kilogram per Meter³ No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
δ = ((4*μf*k*x*(TSat-Tw))/([g]*hfg*(ρ)*(ρ-ρv)))^(0.25) --> ((4*0.029*10.18*0.06*(373-82))/([g]*2260000*(997)*(997-0.5)))^(0.25)
Evaluating ... ...
δ = 0.000983698723059256
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
0.000983698723059256 Meter --> No Conversion Required
FINAL ANSWER
0.000983698723059256 Meter <-- Film Thickness
(Calculation completed in 00.047 seconds)

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Film Thickness in Film Condensation Formula

Film Thickness = ((4*Viscosity of Film*Thermal Conductivity*Height of Film*(Saturated Temperature-Plate Surface Temperature))/([g]*Latent Heat of Vaporization*(Density of Liquid)*(Density of Liquid-Density of Vapor)))^(0.25)
δ = ((4*μf*k*x*(TSat-Tw))/([g]*hfg*(ρ)*(ρ-ρv)))^(0.25)

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How to Calculate Film Thickness in Film Condensation?

Film Thickness in Film Condensation calculator uses Film Thickness = ((4*Viscosity of Film*Thermal Conductivity*Height of Film*(Saturated Temperature-Plate Surface Temperature))/([g]*Latent Heat of Vaporization*(Density of Liquid)*(Density of Liquid-Density of Vapor)))^(0.25) to calculate the Film Thickness, The Film Thickness in Film Condensation formula is function of viscosity of film, thermal conductivity, height of film, saturated temp, plate surface temp, latent heat of vaporization, density of liquid, density of vapor etc. Film Thickness is denoted by δ symbol.

How to calculate Film Thickness in Film Condensation using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Film Thickness in Film Condensation, enter Viscosity of Film f), Thermal Conductivity (k), Height of Film (x), Saturated Temperature (TSat), Plate Surface Temperature (Tw), Latent Heat of Vaporization (hfg), Density of Liquid (ρ) & Density of Vapor v) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Film Thickness in Film Condensation calculation can be explained with given input values -> 0.000984 = ((4*0.029*10.18*0.06*(373-82))/([g]*2260000*(997)*(997-0.5)))^(0.25).

FAQ

What is Film Thickness in Film Condensation?
The Film Thickness in Film Condensation formula is function of viscosity of film, thermal conductivity, height of film, saturated temp, plate surface temp, latent heat of vaporization, density of liquid, density of vapor etc and is represented as δ = ((4*μf*k*x*(TSat-Tw))/([g]*hfg*(ρ)*(ρ-ρv)))^(0.25) or Film Thickness = ((4*Viscosity of Film*Thermal Conductivity*Height of Film*(Saturated Temperature-Plate Surface Temperature))/([g]*Latent Heat of Vaporization*(Density of Liquid)*(Density of Liquid-Density of Vapor)))^(0.25). Viscosity of Film is a measure of its resistance to deformation at a given rate, Thermal Conductivity is rate of heat passes through specified material, expressed as amount of heat flows per unit time through a unit area with a temperature gradient of one degree per unit distance, Height of Film is defined as the distance upto which the height of film is considered, Saturated temperature is the temperature at which a given liquid and its vapour or a given solid and its vapour can co-exist in equilibrium, at a given pressure, Plate Surface Temperature is the temperature at the surface of the plate, Latent Heat of Vaporization is defined as the heat required to change one mole of liquid at its boiling point under standard atmospheric pressure, The density of Liquid is the mass of a unit volume of liquid & The Density of Vapor is the mass of a unit volume of a material substance.
How to calculate Film Thickness in Film Condensation?
The Film Thickness in Film Condensation formula is function of viscosity of film, thermal conductivity, height of film, saturated temp, plate surface temp, latent heat of vaporization, density of liquid, density of vapor etc is calculated using Film Thickness = ((4*Viscosity of Film*Thermal Conductivity*Height of Film*(Saturated Temperature-Plate Surface Temperature))/([g]*Latent Heat of Vaporization*(Density of Liquid)*(Density of Liquid-Density of Vapor)))^(0.25). To calculate Film Thickness in Film Condensation, you need Viscosity of Film f), Thermal Conductivity (k), Height of Film (x), Saturated Temperature (TSat), Plate Surface Temperature (Tw), Latent Heat of Vaporization (hfg), Density of Liquid (ρ) & Density of Vapor v). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Viscosity of Film, Thermal Conductivity, Height of Film, Saturated Temperature, Plate Surface Temperature, Latent Heat of Vaporization, Density of Liquid & Density of Vapor and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
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