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Old 07-03-2014, 12:36:26 PM
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Default tube surface heating area

Anyone know the calc for this. Same as area of a cylinder or?
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Default Re: tube surface heating area

Outside surface area for a fire tube, inside surface area for a water tube.

3.1416 x D = circumfrence. That, times the length, will get you the square inch area of your tube of a given length. All measuring units must be the same for the above formulas to work.

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