Calculate temperature development in tank

Many different factors affect the temperature development in a hydraulic oil tank. The calculations below should only be used to obtain estimates. The calculations are based on the following assumptions:

- A value of 0.9 kg/dm3 has been used for oil density.
- A value of 0.008 has been used as the heat transfer coefficient.
- The difference between the air temperature and the temperature of the oil is at least 25°C.

Separate decimals with a decimal point.

Tank length = m (metres)
Tank width = m (metres)
Tank height = m (metres)
Starting temperature = °C
Power applied = kW
Time power applied = hours

 

RESULT

Time equilibrium = hours
Equilibrium temp. = °C
Temperature = °C

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