How to Calculate Heat Rate?
Heat Rate calculator uses Heat Rate=Steam Flow*Specific Heat Capacity*Temperature Difference to calculate the Heat Rate, Heat rate is the amount of energy required by an electrical generator or a power plant to produce a one-kilowatt hour of electricity. Heat Rate and is denoted by Q symbol.
How to calculate Heat Rate using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Heat Rate, enter Steam Flow (m), Temperature Difference (dT) and Specific Heat Capacity (Cp) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Heat Rate calculation can be explained with given input values -> 2510.4 = 30*4.184*20.