Re: Question about drum roaster design
- From: Andy Schecter <schecter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 23:50:41 GMT
jim schulman wrote:
The tenor of the chaper is that virtually all heat transfer is by convection even in conventional drum roasters.
This is the straw that broke the camel's back. This info is not in the first edition, so I'm going to have to bite the bullet and get the second edition.
Still, the info seems strange. What about heating by radiation? If you hold your hand a few inches below a 500F steel drum, it will indeed feel plenty of radiant heat.
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