Learning Exercise

Heat Transfer

Assignments based from Principles of Fire Behavior by James G. Quintiere - Chapter 3
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Exercise

1. Explain the differences between energy and heat. 2. Explain each of the following methods of heat transfer: conduction, convection, and radiation. 3. Explain the concept of heat flux (e.g., KW/m2) and what is its significance to hazards of heat transfer from fire?

Audience

Requirements

College algebra; Chemistry; Physics

Topics

Heat; Energey; Heat Transfer; Heat Flux

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Understand the difference between energy and heat. Explain conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer. Describe the concept of heat flux (e.g., kW/m2) and its significance to hazards of heat transfer from fire. Perform simple computations in heat transfer.