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Heat Transfer/Flow over Tube Banks

Capabilities

  • Plain
  • Finned
  • Square
  • Rotated square
  • Triangle
  • Rotated triangle
  • Transverse
  • Rectangular
  • Tapered
  • Spiral
For detailed analysis only:
  • Infinitely long fin
  • Heat transfer coefficient at fin end
  • Insulated fin end
  • Specified heat flux at fin end
  • Single phase analysis
  • Two phase Analysis
    • Condensation on the tubes
    • Evaporation from the tubes
  • Results for all Reynolds numbers from 0 to 2×106
  • .
  • Allows use of Corbels
  • Supports a range of yaw angles
  • Tube diameter
  • Longitudinal pitch
  • Transverse pitch
  • Ambient temperature
  • Free-stream velocity or mass flow rate
  • Fluid density, specific heat, thermal conductivity, Prandtl number, Prandtl number at tube wall
  • Tube length
  • Tube conductivity
  • Number of tubes
  • Number of tubes in the longitudinal direction
  • Whether to use Corbels
Fin thickness, yaw angle, fin height, and fin spacing may be required for finned tubes
  • Reynolds number
  • Maximum velocity
  • Nusselt number (plain)
  • Nusselt number (finned)
  • Heat transfer coefficient (plain/finned)
  • Total heat flow rate (plain/finned)
  • Pressure loss (plain/finned)
  • Surface area (plain)
  • total fin area
  • Area between fins
  • Single fin efficiency
  • Outlet temperature
  • LMTD
  • .

Gallery (Click images to enlarge)

Tube banks analysis setup

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