Does anyone know how to mathematically convert Watts(heat) to Degrees Centigrade through a certain time frame/mass ?
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I forget the exact formula, but if I'm not mistaken it's the same one used to convert apples to oranges.Does anyone know how to mathematically convert Watts to Degrees Centigrade?
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You're not suggesting that Rod change his name, due to the unfortunate association??What an aptly named website for this question!
I know -- I went to the website.ESP = Elliott Sound Products, not quite what you were thinking WBahn. It certainly coincidental. Still, it's a very good website.
What could possibly imply that I am suggesting any such thing?You're not suggesting that Rod change his name, due to the unfortunate association??
So, to get started, if you have power (watts), and you need temperature, you must be heating something. Do you know the mass and the material that you are heating? You can then look up the "specific heat" of the material you are heating. The units of Specific Heat is (J/(g*C)). Then you need the time that the heat is applied to the material. This all assumes that 100% of the energy is transferred to the material that is heated.Does anyone know how to mathematically convert Watts to Degrees Centigrade?
The desire to exert a slight tug on your leg.What could possibly imply that I am suggesting any such thing?
Consider it tugged. (where tugged rhymes with rugged)The desire to exert a slight tug on your leg.
Unfortunately there's no straight answer. You really need to provide more information. The temperature is highly dependent on the physical size and shape of the slug, the type of aluminum, distance from the coil, and even is affected by ambient temperature, humidity, and how high above sea level you are. Your best option would be to throw a thermocouple on the slug to actually measure the temperature.Im glad I made you guys smile a bit . I am heating an aluminum slug via current induction...Therefore, I am trying to generate a formula as to what will be the final "stable" temperature in a "stable" ambient in a set current.
Short answer? No.will resistivity of the metal be suffice?
What it comes down to is the ability to come up with a heat balance equation.Im glad I made you guys smile a bit . I am heating an aluminum slug via current induction...Therefore, I am trying to generate a formula as to what will be the final "stable" temperature in a "stable" ambient at a set current.
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