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estimating the surface area of a steam coil immersed in a tank

Your mistake is to take the heat required for perfect mixing of steam into the oil $q^\star$ and apply this heat to size a heating coil using a steady state heat exchanger approach. You should instead ...
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estimating the surface area of a steam coil immersed in a tank

One thing you must include is the heat loss from vessel unless it is insulated. your equation should be something like as follow: Total energy needed = Energy given by steam + Heat loss from vessel ...
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Humidity in home is much higher than outside

I have the same issue in Houston. A big difference is that here humidity is high. But my house humidity is higher than outside. HVAC companies also indicated that the system is properly dimensioned ...
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Maximum rate of heat transfer in Effectiveness NTU method for a heat exchanger

We use $\Delta T_{max}$ because it is the difference between the warmest and the coldest temperatures in the system. An infinite counter flow heat exchanger would approach that, but this is an upper-...
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How powerful would a laser need to be to melt through an iron girder from a distance of ~260m?

Laser weapons are making a comeback, specifically for targeting cheap drones in the new age of warfare. Lots of variables to consider more than just power. There is lots of public information ...
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