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# STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL & AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

MAE 336, Heat Transfer (211630) Professor Joseph C. Mollendorf, PhD, FASME ********** EXAM 1 **********

## February 21, 2011 11:00 11:50 am

Question sheets must be turned-in with answer sheet. Open book / notes. Extra time is not allowed to fill-out bubble sheet answers and name. 1. Heat transfer is energy driven by a temperature difference. a. True b. False 2. Fouriers law is a basic relationship used in conduction heat transfer. a. True b. False 3. The basis of the heat diffusion equation is the first law of thermodynamics and an energy balance. a. True b. False 4. The heat flux from the Sun decreases as the distance from the Sun increases. a. True b. False 5. The units of temperature in the Stefan-Boltzmanns law must be absolute temperature. a. True b. False 6. Because radiation heat transfer is non-linear (fourth power), radiation heat transfer dominates convective heat transfer at high temperatures. a. True b. False 7. The thermal conductivity of wood cross grain is greater than that radial. a. True b. False 8. Steel at 300K has a higher thermal conductivity than stainless steel at 300K. a. True b. False

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9. The heat diffusion equation for steady-state, two-dimensional heat conduction with constant thermal conductivity and with internal energy generation in cartesian coordinates is: a. " 2T + q = 0 2 d T d 2T + =0 b. dx 2 dy 2 d 2T d 2T ! + +q=0 c. dx 2 dy 2 d 2T ! + q /k = 0 d. dx 2 e. None of the above ! 10. The temperature distribution for steady-state, one-dimensional heat conduction with constant thermal conductivity and with internal energy generation in ! cartesian coordinates is: a. Linear b. Parabolic c. Logarithmic d. Inverse with distance e. Constant 11. The critical insulation thickness for a cylinder corresponds to a maximum (with respect to radius) of the heat transfer rate. a. True b. False 12. For a long, thin fin, if the heat transfer coefficient doubles, the heat transfer rate will be: a. Doubled b. Halved c. About the same d. Increased by about 40% e. Increased by about 50% 13. A restriction on the explicit finite difference method for transient conduction presented in lecture is that: a. Bi << 1 b. Fo > 0.2 c. Fo " 0.25 d. Fo " 4 ! e. None of the above ! 14. The solution for the plane-faced, semi-infinite solid presented in class for the step ! in surface temperature boundary condition achieves steady state as t " # . ! a. True b. False

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15. If, in homework problem 1.1, the edges were perfectly insulated; then, the heat transfer rate calculated using the one-dimensional assumption would be ________ the actual heat rate. a. Greater than b. Less than c. The same as 16. If, in homework problem 1.18, the dielectric liquid was replaced by a boiling liquid; then, the maximum allowable chip power would: a. Increase b. Decrease c. Remain the same 17. In homework problem 1.30, the radiation heat transfer coefficient is about: a. 5 W/m2K b. 6 W/m2K c. 7 W/m2K d. 8 W/m2K e. 9 W/m2K 18. If, in homework problem 2.10, the temperature distribution was T(r) = a b r3; then the heat rate at the outer surface, qr = r0 , would be: a. - k b L r03 b. - 2 k b L r02 c. - 4 k b L r03 d. 4 k b L r02 e. - 6 k b L r03 19. If, in homework problem 2.24, T(x) = 300 200 x + 30 x3; then, the surface heat rate (at x = 0), qx = 0 , would be: a. 100 watts/m2 b. 200 watts/m2 c. 300 watts/m2 d. 400 watts/m2 e. 500 watts/m2 20. If, in homework problem 3.8, the air between the glass was not stagnant; then, the heat loss would: a. Increase b. Decrease c. Remain the same 21. If, in homework problem 3.89, the radiation at the outer surface was not neglected; then the maximum allowable heater current would: a. Increase b. Decrease c. Remain the same

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22. In homework problem 4.20, the relative combined contribution of the edges and corners compared with the plane wall segments is about: a. 5% b. 10% c. 15% d. 20% e. 25% 23. If, in homework problem 4.52, the ambient temperature was 200 C; then, the bottom term in the RHS coefficient vector (node 8) would be: a. - 100 b. - 200 c. - 300 d. - 400 e. - 500 24. If, in homework problem 5.5, both the diameter and heat transfer coefficient were doubled; then the calculated time would: a. Increase b. Decrease c. Remain the same 25. If, in homework problem 5.58, the heat transfer coefficient was doubled; then, C1 would be: a. 1.0769 b. 1.2287 c. 1.3384 d. 1.4698 e. 1.7202

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