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Thermal Modeling Applied to Animal Systems

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Richard C. Birkebak, Clifford J. Cremers

School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga.

Eugene A. LeFebvre

Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

J. Heat Transfer 88(1), 125-130 (Feb 01, 1966) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3691455 History: Received July 21, 1965

Abstract

Predictions of the heat loss from animal systems under the influence of environmental air temperature using thermal modeling techniques are found to agree with available experimental results. To perform the necessary experiments on heat loss, over a variety of environmental conditions for all species of interest, would be a formidable task. The thermal modeling approach circumvents these difficulties by the use of basic heat-transfer equations and properties and is suggested and exemplified as an alternative.

Copyright © 1966 by ASME
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