## Heat Flux Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
Heat Flux = Thermal Conductivity of Fin*Temperature of Conductor/Length of Conductor
q = ko*T/l
This formula uses 4 Variables
Variables Used
Heat Flux - (Measured in Watt per Square Meter) - Heat Flux is the heat transfer rate per unit area normal to the direction of heat flow. It is denoted by the letter "q".
Thermal Conductivity of Fin - (Measured in Watt per Meter per K) - Thermal Conductivity of Fin is rate of heat passes through Fin, expressed as amount of heat flows per unit time through a unit area with a temperature gradient of one degree per unit distance.
Temperature of Conductor - (Measured in Kelvin) - Temperature of Conductor is the degree or intensity of heat present in a heat conductor.
Length of Conductor - (Measured in Meter) - Length of Conductor is the measure of length of wire.
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Thermal Conductivity of Fin: 10.18 Watt per Meter per K --> 10.18 Watt per Meter per K No Conversion Required
Temperature of Conductor: 85 Kelvin --> 85 Kelvin No Conversion Required
Length of Conductor: 11 Meter --> 11 Meter No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
q = ko*T/l --> 10.18*85/11
Evaluating ... ...
q = 78.6636363636364
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
78.6636363636364 Watt per Square Meter --> No Conversion Required
78.6636363636364 78.66364 Watt per Square Meter <-- Heat Flux
(Calculation completed in 00.004 seconds)
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## Heat Flux Formula

Heat Flux = Thermal Conductivity of Fin*Temperature of Conductor/Length of Conductor
q = ko*T/l

## What is heat flux?

Heat flux or thermal flux, sometimes also referred to as heat flux density, heat-flow density or heat flow rate intensity is a flow of energy per unit of area per unit of time. In SI its units are watts per square metre (W/m2). It has both a direction and a magnitude, and so it is a vector quantity.

## How to Calculate Heat Flux?

Heat Flux calculator uses Heat Flux = Thermal Conductivity of Fin*Temperature of Conductor/Length of Conductor to calculate the Heat Flux, Heat flux or thermal flux, sometimes also referred to as heat flux density, heat-flow density or heat flow rate intensity is a flow of energy per unit of area per unit of time. Heat Flux is denoted by q symbol.

How to calculate Heat Flux using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Heat Flux, enter Thermal Conductivity of Fin (ko), Temperature of Conductor (T) & Length of Conductor (l) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Heat Flux calculation can be explained with given input values -> 78.66364 = 10.18*85/11.

### FAQ

What is Heat Flux?
Heat flux or thermal flux, sometimes also referred to as heat flux density, heat-flow density or heat flow rate intensity is a flow of energy per unit of area per unit of time and is represented as q = ko*T/l or Heat Flux = Thermal Conductivity of Fin*Temperature of Conductor/Length of Conductor. Thermal Conductivity of Fin is rate of heat passes through Fin, expressed as amount of heat flows per unit time through a unit area with a temperature gradient of one degree per unit distance, Temperature of Conductor is the degree or intensity of heat present in a heat conductor & Length of Conductor is the measure of length of wire.
How to calculate Heat Flux?
Heat flux or thermal flux, sometimes also referred to as heat flux density, heat-flow density or heat flow rate intensity is a flow of energy per unit of area per unit of time is calculated using Heat Flux = Thermal Conductivity of Fin*Temperature of Conductor/Length of Conductor. To calculate Heat Flux, you need Thermal Conductivity of Fin (ko), Temperature of Conductor (T) & Length of Conductor (l). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Thermal Conductivity of Fin, Temperature of Conductor & Length of Conductor and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Heat Flux?
In this formula, Heat Flux uses Thermal Conductivity of Fin, Temperature of Conductor & Length of Conductor. We can use 2 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
• Heat Flux = Heat Transfer Coefficient*(Surface Temperature-Temperature of Characteristic Fluid)
• Heat Flux = -Thermal Conductivity of Fin/Wall Thickness*(Temperature of Wall 2-Temperature of Wall 1)
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