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Units of Heat Transfer

 

Description

Examples

Description

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Heat transfer has the dimension mass per time cubed thermodynamic temperature. The SI composite unit of heat transfer is the kilogram per second cubed kelvin.

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Maple knows the units of heat transfer listed in the following table.

Name

Symbols

Context

Alternate Spellings

Prefixes

 

 

 

 

 

Ufactor

 

standard *

Ufactors

 

 

USI @

SI

 

 

  

An asterisk ( * ) indicates the default context, an at sign (@) indicates an abbreviation, and under the prefixes column, SI indicates that the unit takes all SI prefixes, IEC indicates that the unit takes IEC prefixes, and SI+ and SI- indicate that the unit takes only positive and negative SI prefixes, respectively.  Refer to a unit in the Units package by indexing the name or symbol with the context, for example, tog[standard]; or, if the context is indicated as the default, by using only the unit name or symbol, for example, tog.

  

 

  

The units of heat transfer are defined as follows.

  

A standard U factor is defined as 1 international table Btu per hour square foot degree Fahrenheit.

  

An SI U factor (USI) is defined as 1 watt per square meter kelvin.

Examples

convert'Ufactor','dimensions','base'=true

masstime3thermodynamic_temperature

(1)

convert1,'units','Ufactor','USI'

527527926319290304000

(2)

convert1,'units','USI','kg''s'3'K'

1

(3)

See Also

convert/dimensions

convert/units

heat_insulation_coefficient

Units

Units/heat_insulation

Units/Index

Units/mass

Units/temperature

Units/time

 


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