## Equilibrium temperature of a metallic bar

## Equilibrium temperature of a metallic bar

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Hi,

If a metallic bar is continuously heated by a heater, how the final temperature of the metallic bar can be calculated? I'm looking for some formula's to do manual calculations without resorting to sophisticated softwares. Metallic bar is not enclosed and on one side is in touch with a heater.

kind regards.

If a metallic bar is continuously heated by a heater, how the final temperature of the metallic bar can be calculated? I'm looking for some formula's to do manual calculations without resorting to sophisticated softwares. Metallic bar is not enclosed and on one side is in touch with a heater.

kind regards.

## RE: Equilibrium temperature of a metallic bar

If it is power then you just balance the input power (to the bar, this may be limited by the thermal conductivity of the material) with the convective and radiant heat loss from the bar.

How long it will take is another problem altogether.

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P.E. Metallurgy, consulting work welcomed

## RE: Equilibrium temperature of a metallic bar

Converting energy to motion for more than half a century

## RE: Equilibrium temperature of a metallic bar

## RE: Equilibrium temperature of a metallic bar

Find an ME and borrow one.

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P.E. Metallurgy, consulting work welcomed

## RE: Equilibrium temperature of a metallic bar