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Heat loss from lagged and unlagged, sheltered and exposed oil tanks.
Heat loss from sheltered and exposed, lagged and unlagged oil tanks are indicated in the table below:
Oil Tanks - Heat Loss
|Heat loss |
(Btu/hr ft2 oF)
|up to 10 oC|
(up to 50 oF)
|10 - 27 oC|
(50 - 80 oF)
|27 - 38 oC|
(80 - 100 oF)
Heat loss from pipes, tubes and tanks - with and without insulation - foam, fiberglass, rockwool and more.
Fuel oil storage tanks dimensions.
Due to evaporation the heat loss from an open water tank like a swimming pool may be considerable.
Specific heats for some common liquids and fluids - acetone, oil, paraffin, water and many more.
Heat loss from insulated and uninsulated, sheltered and exposed heated oil tanks.
Heat loss in W/mK and Btu/hr ft degF from oil tubes ranging temperatures 10 - 38 degC (50 - 100 degF).
Heat emission from steam or water heating pipes submerged in oil or fat - forced and natural circulation.
Heat emision from steam or water heating pipes submerged in water - assisted (forced) or natural circulation.
Tank volume per foot depth.
Heat transfer coefficients for steam and hot water coils submerged in oil tanks.
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