ENG  Vol.3 No.9 , September 2011
The Design of Heat Exchangers
Abstract: A relation between heat transferred and energy loss, for turbulent flow. In different tube arrangements, is made. The conditions are determined which decide the dimensions and velocities for a heat exchanger. Also, a reference to the economic dimensioning of heat exchangers is presented. In this study, the conditions which a heat exchanger must satisfy represent the best balance between the amounts of material employed. The investigation is restricted to the case of turbulent flow.
Cite this paper: nullA. Reyes-León, M. Velázquez, P. Quinto-Diez, F. Sánchez-Silva, J. Abugaber-Francis and C. Reséndiz-Rosas, "The Design of Heat Exchangers," Engineering, Vol. 3 No. 9, 2011, pp. 911-920. doi: 10.4236/eng.2011.39112.

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