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by TomMeier
Thu Aug 19, 2004 5:50 pm
Forum: Brewing Science
Topic: Thermodynamics anyone?
Replies: 12
Views: 34773

Re: WOW!! Many thanks o wise master of thermodynamic wisdom!

You need three things. 1) the Q=m*Cp*(T1-To) equation above and the specific heat (cp) for the metal and the water and the grains. Here they are: stainless steel 0.12 Btu/lbm/F grains 0.4 Btu/lbm/F (estimated) water 1 Btu/lbm/F Calculate the Q (heat) for each one by setting the ending temp (t1) and ...
by TomMeier
Thu Aug 19, 2004 4:56 pm
Forum: Brewing Science
Topic: New Brewing Research Conclusions....
Replies: 48
Views: 203093

Re: Aerate the Starter (if possible)...

Bill; Yes, as I stated, it is best to only aerate the starter if you are so equipped to do this. The reason is that once the yeast has all the oxygen it needs to build strong cell walls and reproduce, it does not need any more. Any additional oxygen beyond that point will cause them to stay in a re...