A thin-walled cylindrical container is placed horizontally on a snow covered ground. The container is 1.5 m

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A thin-walled cylindrical container is placed horizontally on a snow covered ground. The container is 1.5 m long and has a diameter of 10 cm. The container contains chemicals undergoing exothermic reaction and generating heat at 900 W/m3. After a severe winter storm, the container is covered with approximately 30 cm of fresh snow. At the surface, the snow has a temperature of 25°C. Determine the surface temperature of the container. Discuss whether or not the snow around the container will begin to melt.

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