Heat Transfer Design Considerations for Refractory Linings, Part 1

Revision 09.11.2009, 11.11.2009

Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 94-98


This paper discusses the problems associated when undertaking heat transfer analysis, specifically, the effect of taking simplified assumptions and the problem of large variations in refractory thermal conductivity values.   The effect of refractory material conductivity values and air gaps at the interface in a 1D analysis is provided. It is shown that using a 1D heat transfer model to predict temperature profiles in refractory systems can result in serious errors.


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