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what is the term "Cp" in cavity heat balance equation?

asked 2020-07-15 02:58:43 -0500

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updated 2020-07-19 22:09:32 -0500

I'm reading the Exterior Naturally Vented Cavity. (PDF)

May I ask what is the term Cp as shown in the equation to solve the cavity air temperature.

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@oatcracker you should have enough karma points to add an image to your post now

Aaron Boranian gravatar imageAaron Boranian ( 2020-07-15 09:13:53 -0500 )edit

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answered 2020-07-15 17:22:31 -0500

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updated 2020-07-20 19:31:33 -0500

Cp is the specific heat capacity of the fluid which would be air in this case (units J/kg.K).

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Thank you, Jasper. I've added the image of the equation to my original post.

oatcracker gravatar imageoatcracker ( 2020-07-19 22:10:44 -0500 )edit

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