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Old 01-20-2012, 05:18 PM   #1
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Default Thermal Conductivity of Wort or some other similar 1.060 sugar solution?

I'm doing a wort chiller project and calculations are stalled out due to an inability to find something I can use for thermal conductivity of the unfermented wort. Anybody have a guess?

I've done lots of internet searching but no luck thus far. Thanks.


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Old 01-20-2012, 05:26 PM   #2
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I'd just multiply the thermal conductivity of water by 1.060. This is the ratio of their densities, and I'd guess that there is a very close relationship.
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That's a pretty good thought. Thanks.
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