# This is a transient convection problem that utilizes dimensionless numbers for the solution.

A 10 cm thick pure gold plate is initially at 85ËšC. Both top and bottom boundary surfaces are exposed to an ambient gas at 15ËšC with a heat transfer coefficient of h=400 W/C-m^s Calculate the center temperature at t = 6 minutes after the start of cooling.

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A 10 cm thick pure gold plate is initially at 85ËšC. Both top and bottom boundary surfaces are exposed to an ambient gas at 15ËšC with a heat transfer coefficient of Calculate the center temperature at t = 6 minutes after the start of cooling.

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This solution contains the solution in pdf and word format (approximately 1.5 pages). The applicable equations are given. Details are given for utilization of the equations for the given problem. The same process described can be used for other transient heat transfer problems. Applicable dimensionless numbers such as Biot number are used.