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Unread 06-18-2007, 03:55 PM   #47
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Default Heat Transfer

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Originally Posted by dapittboss View Post
Does the size of the drum have a big effect on how it cooks? I've been looking around on-line for a drum to use and I was thinking bigger might be better just to get more capicity but I wasn't sure how size would change things. Your design looks really good, I like the intake pipe. Nice touch.
I think, but I'm no physicist, that within the confines of the drum itself,
convection heat transfer is the indirect cause of effect wherein our foodstuff
cooks....Fire is hot and food is cold and a balance or transfer of temperature occurs and the result is food cooks. As with any size enclosed area there must be an adequate heat source to maintain temps....and heat said chamber...
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