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K factor for fittings, resistance coefficient

compressible isothermal flow

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Flow rates and heat power

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- P - heat power
- Heat energy in the unit of time exchanged in the device.
- q - volume flow
- Volume flow rate of the fluid at actual pressure and temperature.
- ṁ - mass flow rate
- Fluid flow rate in terms of units of mass per unit of time
- T
_{1}- inlet temperature - Fluid temperature in front of the heat exchanger
- T
_{2}- outlet temperature - Fluid temperature after the heat exchanger
- ΔT - temperature change
- Fluid temperature difference before and after the heat exchanger. Gained or lost temperature depending if the device is a heater or a chiller
- ρ - fluid density
- Actual fluid density in terms of mass per unit of volume on real pressure and the temperature
- C - specific heat
- Heat capacity (specific heat) of the fluid; Specific heat at constant pressure for a gas, in terms of energy per unit of mass and temperature.
- D - diameter of tube
- Internal pipe diameter
- V - flow velocity
- Fluid flow velocity in the pipe of the heat exchanger

- Select calculation type
- P
- Calculate heat power for known flow rate
- q / ṁ
- Calculate flow rate for known heat power

- Select value to input. You should enter selected one. The other one will be calculated
- q
- volume flow rate
- ṁ
- mass flow rate

- Select value to input. You should enter selected one. The other one will be calculated
- T2
- temperature after the heater/chiller
- ΔT
- temperature difference in the device

- Select value to input. You should enter selected one. The other one will be calculated
- D
- internal pipe diameter
- V
- fluid velocity

- Select device type
- Heater
- Device that has outlet temperature lower then inlet one, due to heat energy released from the fluid to the surrounding one
- Chiller
- Device that has outlet temperature higher then inlet one, due to heat energy of the fluid increased and surrounding fluid chilled