Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
Heat = Mass of Hot Fluid*Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid*(Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid-Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid)
Q = mh*ch*(Thi-Tho)
This formula uses 5 Variables
Variables Used
Heat - (Measured in Joule) - Heat is the form of energy that is transferred between systems or objects with different temperatures (flowing from the high-temperature system to the low-temperature system).
Mass of Hot Fluid - (Measured in Kilogram) - The Mass of Hot Fluid is the mass of the hotter fluid in the heat exchanger.
Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid - (Measured in Joule per Kilogram per K) - Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid is a physical property of matter, defined as the amount of heat to be supplied to a unit mass of the hotter fluid to produce a unit change in its temperature.
Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid - (Measured in Kelvin) - Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid is the temperature at which the hot fluid enters the heat exchanger.
Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid - (Measured in Kelvin) - Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid is the temperature at which the hot fluid exits the heat exchanger.
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Mass of Hot Fluid: 10 Kilogram --> 10 Kilogram No Conversion Required
Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid: 10 Joule per Kilogram per K --> 10 Joule per Kilogram per K No Conversion Required
Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid: 35 Kelvin --> 35 Kelvin No Conversion Required
Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid: 20 Kelvin --> 20 Kelvin No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
Q = mh*ch*(Thi-Tho) --> 10*10*(35-20)
Evaluating ... ...
Q = 1500
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
1500 Joule --> No Conversion Required
FINAL ANSWER
1500 Joule <-- Heat
(Calculation completed in 00.035 seconds)

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Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties Formula

Heat = Mass of Hot Fluid*Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid*(Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid-Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid)
Q = mh*ch*(Thi-Tho)

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How to Calculate Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties?

Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties calculator uses Heat = Mass of Hot Fluid*Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid*(Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid-Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid) to calculate the Heat, Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using hot fluid properties gives the heat energy transferred from the hot fluid to the cold fluid. Heat is denoted by Q symbol.

How to calculate Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties, enter Mass of Hot Fluid (mh), Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid (ch), Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid (Thi) & Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid (Tho) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties calculation can be explained with given input values -> 1500 = 10*10*(35-20).

FAQ

What is Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties?
Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using hot fluid properties gives the heat energy transferred from the hot fluid to the cold fluid and is represented as Q = mh*ch*(Thi-Tho) or Heat = Mass of Hot Fluid*Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid*(Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid-Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid). The Mass of Hot Fluid is the mass of the hotter fluid in the heat exchanger, Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid is a physical property of matter, defined as the amount of heat to be supplied to a unit mass of the hotter fluid to produce a unit change in its temperature, Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid is the temperature at which the hot fluid enters the heat exchanger & Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid is the temperature at which the hot fluid exits the heat exchanger.
How to calculate Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties?
Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using hot fluid properties gives the heat energy transferred from the hot fluid to the cold fluid is calculated using Heat = Mass of Hot Fluid*Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid*(Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid-Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid). To calculate Heat Transfer in a Heat Exchanger using Hot Fluid Properties, you need Mass of Hot Fluid (mh), Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid (ch), Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid (Thi) & Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid (Tho). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Mass of Hot Fluid, Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid, Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid & Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid 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?
In this formula, Heat uses Mass of Hot Fluid, Specific Heat Capacity of Hot Fluid, Inlet Temperature of Hot Fluid & Outlet Temperature of Hot Fluid. We can use 2 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
  • Heat = modulus(Mass of Cold Fluid*Specific Heat Capacity of Cold Fluid*(Inlet Temperature of Cold Fluid-Outlet Temperature of Cold Fluid))
  • Heat = modulus(Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient*Area*(Outside Temperature-Inside Temperature))
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