Heat Transfer Miscellaneous
 In a composite slab, the temperature at the interface (T_{inter}) between two materials is equal to the average of the temperature at the two ends. Assuming steady one dimensional heat conduction, which of the following statements is true about the respective thermal conductivity?

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Q = k_{1}A (T_{inter}  T_{1}) = k_{2}A(T_{2}  T_{inter}) 2b b T_{inter} = T_{1} + T_{2} 2
∴ k_{1} = 2k_{2}Correct Option: D
Q = k_{1}A (T_{inter}  T_{1}) = k_{2}A(T_{2}  T_{inter}) 2b b T_{inter} = T_{1} + T_{2} 2
∴ k_{1} = 2k_{2}
 Heat is being transferred conductivity from a cylindrical nuclear reactor fuel rod of 50 mm diameter to water at 75°C, under steady state condition, the rate of heat generation within the fuel element is 106 W/m^{3} and the convective heat transfer coefficient is 1 kW/m^{2}K, the outer surface temperature of the fuel element would be

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By applying energy balance, we get
Rate of heat generation = Rate of convective heat transfer
q_{G} × Volume of fuel rod = h_{0} A (T_{s} – T_{0})q_{Q} × π d^{2} × 1 = h_{0} × πdl(T_{s} – T_{0}) 4 d.q_{Q} = h_{0}(T_{s} – T_{0}) 4 0.05 × 1 × 10^{3} (T_{s} – 75) 4
T_{s} – 75 = 12.5
T_{s} = 87.5°C or 360.5KCorrect Option: C
By applying energy balance, we get
Rate of heat generation = Rate of convective heat transfer
q_{G} × Volume of fuel rod = h_{0} A (T_{s} – T_{0})q_{Q} × π d^{2} × 1 = h_{0} × πdl(T_{s} – T_{0}) 4 d.q_{Q} = h_{0}(T_{s} – T_{0}) 4 0.05 × 1 × 10^{3} (T_{s} – 75) 4
T_{s} – 75 = 12.5
T_{s} = 87.5°C or 360.5K
 Steady twodimensional heat conduction takes place in the body shown in the figure below. The normal temperature gradients over surface P and Q can be considered to be uniform. The temperature gradient δT/δt at surface Q is equal to 10 K/m. Surfaces P and Q are maintained at constant temperatures as shown in the figure, while the remaining part of the boundary is insulated. The body has a constant thermal conductivity of 0.1 W/mK.
The values of δT and δT at surface P are δy δx

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Direction of heat flow is always normal to surface of constant temperature
So for surface P_{1}, dT/dx = 0
From energy conservation,
Heat rate at P = Heat rate at Q0.1 × 1 dT = 0.1 × 2 × dT dy _{P} dx _{Q} ⇒ dT = 20 K/m dy Correct Option: D
Direction of heat flow is always normal to surface of constant temperature
So for surface P_{1}, dT/dx = 0
From energy conservation,
Heat rate at P = Heat rate at Q0.1 × 1 dT = 0.1 × 2 × dT dy _{P} dx _{Q} ⇒ dT = 20 K/m dy
 Heat transfer through a composite wall is shown in figure. Both the sections of the wall have equal thickness (/). The conductivity of one section is k and that of the other is 2k. The left face of the wall is at 600 K and the right face is at 300 K.
The interface temperature T_{i} (in K) of the composite wall is __________

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R = R_{1} + R_{2}
= L + L = L + L = 3L KA KA KA 2KA 2KA Q = T_{L}  T_{R} T_{R} = 300 = 200 × KA 3L L 2KA
At interface,Q = T_{L}  T_{i} T_{i} = 600  T_{i} = (600  T_{i}) KA L L KA 200 KA = (600  T_{i}) KA L L
200 = 600 – T_{i}
T_{i} = 400 KCorrect Option: A
R = R_{1} + R_{2}
= L + L = L + L = 3L KA KA KA 2KA 2KA Q = T_{L}  T_{R} T_{R} = 300 = 200 × KA 3L L 2KA
At interface,Q = T_{L}  T_{i} T_{i} = 600  T_{i} = (600  T_{i}) KA L L KA 200 KA = (600  T_{i}) KA L L
200 = 600 – T_{i}
T_{i} = 400 K
 In pool boiling the highest HTC occurs in

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Nucleate boiling zone
Correct Option: B
Nucleate boiling zone