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Concentric Tubes Heat Exchanger

Concentric tubes heat exchanger
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Capabilities

  • Calculation of the heat transfer rate
  • Calculation of the outlet temperatures
  • Single-phase analysis
  • Two-phase analysis
    • Boiling in tube
    • Boiling in annulus
    • Condensation in tube
    • Condensation in annulus
    • Multi-component analysis
  • Plain tubes, Integral low, Finned tubes
  • Hot fluid in annulus or tube?
  • Parallel or counterflow?
  • Tube length
For each fluid:
  • Density, specific heat, viscosity, thermal conductivity (or selection of a fluid from the Database)
  • Tube/annulus mass or volume flow rate
  • Tube/annulus diameter
  • Absolute roughness of tube inner and outer tube walls
  • Thermal conductivity of tubes
  • Fouling resistance in inner and outer tube walls
  • Heat transfer rate
  • Heat transfer area
  • U and UA
  • Effectiveness
  • LMTD
  • NTU
For each fluid:
  • Velocity
  • Reynolds number
  • Heat transfer coefficient
  • Nusselt number
  • Friction factor
  • Pressure loss
  • Power
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