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Fourier Number

Fourier number is used in heat transfer in general and unsteady state heat transfer calculations in particular. It is normally defined in one of the following forms :

 

Fourier Number

or

Fourier Number

 

Where:

alpha

=

Thermal diffusivity

Cp

=

Heat capacity

k

=

Thermal Conductivity

L

=

Characteristic length

rho

=

Density

t

=

Time

 

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