PCR Calculator




Device Cooling Input Screen

Dimensions
Length
Width
Height


Temperatures
Ambient Temperature (Tamb)
Elongation Temperature (Telg)
Denaturization Temperature (Tden)
Annealing Temperature (Tann)


Ramp Rates
Maximum Heating Ramp Rate (Telg->Tden)
Maximum Cooling Ramp Rate (Tden->Tann)


Sample Vials
Number of Vials
Select Vial Size


Vial Material Properties
Density: kg/m3   Specific Heat: J/kg*K


Block Material Properties
Density: kg/m3   Specific Heat: J/kg*K
Calculation Results...
 Watts
 BTU/hr
 mm
 in
 °C
 °F

Total Surface Area of PCR Block:
PCR Block Volume (Vblock):
Total Vial Volume (Vvial):
Total Sample Volume (Vsample):
Total Volume (Vblock + Vvial + Vsample):
Total Envelope Volume (L x W x H):
Passive Heat Loss (Annealing -> Ambient):
Passive Heat Loss (Elongation -> Ambient):
Passive Heat Loss (Denaturization -> Ambient):
Heat to Add: Elongation -> Denaturization
Heat to Remove: Denaturization -> Annealing
Heating Power Required (Qh):
Cooling Power Required (Qc):