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Nusselt Number

Nusselt number is proportional to { (total heat transfer) / (conductive heat transfer) } and is used in heat transfer in general and forced convection calculations in particular. It is normally defined in the following form :

 

Nusselt Number

 

Where:

h

=

Heat transfer coefficient

D

=

Diameter

k

=

Thermal Conductivity

 

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