Heat Flux sensors

Chapter
Part of the Experimental Fluid Mechanics book series (FLUID)

Abstract

Infrared thermography is predominantly applied in thermo-fluid-dynamics for the measurement of the convective heat flux q c (energy per unit surface and per unit time, W/m 2), and/or the convective heat transfer coefficient h (heat flux per unit temperature difference, W/m 2 K), between a solid surface and a fluid flowing on it. To measure either q c or h a heat flux sensor is needed.

Keywords

Heat Flux Front Surface Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient Back Surface Biot Number 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fac. Ingegneria, Dip. Ingegneria AerospazialeUniversità di Napoli Federico IINapoliItaly

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