Heat Flow Rate

Btu = British thermal units. The SI unit of heat flow rate or power is the watt.

1 Watt = 3.41214 Btu h-1 1 Btu h-1 = 3.930x10-4 horsepower
1 Btu h-1 = 0.216 ft lbf s-1

See also: Calorimetry, Conductor, Cooling Fan, Fourier′s Law, Hot Spot, Thermal Conduction, Thermal Insulation.

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Subjects: Thermodynamics