## Capacity Rate Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
Capacity Rate = Mass Flow Rate*Specific Heat Capacity
C = *c
This formula uses 3 Variables
Variables Used
Capacity Rate - (Measured in Watt per Kelvin) - Capacity Rate is defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of an object by 1 degree Celsius or by 1 kelvin.
Mass Flow Rate - (Measured in Kilogram per Second) - Mass flow rate is the mass of a substance that passes per unit of time. Its unit is kilogram per second in SI units.
Specific Heat Capacity - (Measured in Joule per Kilogram per K) - Specific Heat Capacity is the heat required to raise the temperature of the unit mass of a given substance by a given amount.
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Mass Flow Rate: 3 Kilogram per Second --> 3 Kilogram per Second No Conversion Required
Specific Heat Capacity: 1.5 Joule per Kilogram per K --> 1.5 Joule per Kilogram per K No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
C = ṁ*c --> 3*1.5
Evaluating ... ...
C = 4.5
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
4.5 Watt per Kelvin --> No Conversion Required
4.5 Watt per Kelvin <-- Capacity Rate
(Calculation completed in 00.016 seconds)
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## Capacity Rate Formula

Capacity Rate = Mass Flow Rate*Specific Heat Capacity
C = *c

## What is Heat Transfer?

Heat transfer is a discipline of thermal engineering that concerns the generation, use, conversion, and exchange of thermal energy between physical systems. Heat transfer is classified into various mechanisms, such as thermal conduction, thermal convection, thermal radiation, and transfer of energy by phase changes.

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## How to Calculate Capacity Rate?

Capacity Rate calculator uses Capacity Rate = Mass Flow Rate*Specific Heat Capacity to calculate the Capacity Rate, The Capacity Rate formula is defined as the quantity of heat a flowing fluid of a certain mass flow per unit temperature. Capacity Rate is denoted by C symbol.

How to calculate Capacity Rate using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Capacity Rate, enter Mass Flow Rate (ṁ) & Specific Heat Capacity (c) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Capacity Rate calculation can be explained with given input values -> 4.5 = 3*1.5.

### FAQ

What is Capacity Rate?
The Capacity Rate formula is defined as the quantity of heat a flowing fluid of a certain mass flow per unit temperature and is represented as C = *c or Capacity Rate = Mass Flow Rate*Specific Heat Capacity. Mass flow rate is the mass of a substance that passes per unit of time. Its unit is kilogram per second in SI units & Specific Heat Capacity is the heat required to raise the temperature of the unit mass of a given substance by a given amount.
How to calculate Capacity Rate?
The Capacity Rate formula is defined as the quantity of heat a flowing fluid of a certain mass flow per unit temperature is calculated using Capacity Rate = Mass Flow Rate*Specific Heat Capacity. To calculate Capacity Rate, you need Mass Flow Rate (ṁ) & Specific Heat Capacity (c). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Mass Flow Rate & Specific Heat Capacity and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well. Let Others Know