Backpacking Heater. Blake Russon email@example.com Brian Larson firstname.lastname@example.org Landon Hall email@example.com. Presentation Outline. Schedule Project Overview Review Design Goal Benchmark Design Specifications Design Progress Heat Requirements Fuel Source
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Blake Russon firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Larson email@example.com
Landon Hall firstname.lastname@example.org
Every year around 30 deaths and 450 injuries(1) occur due to improperly vented camping equip.
Develop a heater that eliminates these injuries.
2) www.rei.com – Product ID #664605
Benchmark Design Specs:
1) www.zodi.com/web-content/Consumer/ zodihotventhp.html
Zodi Tent Heater(1)
Only heat the body.
Qstorage = M-RC-E
M ≈ 60 W/m2 E ≈ -10 W/m2
RC ≈ -165 W/m2 Q≈ -115 W/m2
Sbody ≈ 2.0 m2 (1)
Req. ≈ 230 Watts (Summer Clo = .4)
≈ 120 Watts (Winter Clo = 1.0)
Heat Exchange in
Fuel Source Selection:
1) www.rei.com – Product ID #695264
Butane Fuel Canister(1)
Heat Analysis of Beeswax
Heat Density ≈
19,000 BTU/lb.(1) --- (44,190 J/g)
Burn Rate ≈
3.28 g/hr(2) --- (0.0009111 g/s)
Heat Output = Density*Burn Rate
40.3 Watts per Candle
35 – 42 Watts (38 Average)
NEED 3-4 CANDLES (120-160 Watts)
Critical Function Prototype