TTC Technologies

Plate-Frame Heat Exchanger

Plate-frame heat exchanger
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Capabilities

  • Calculation of Q, U, and outlet temperatures
  • Calculation of heat transfer surface
  • Calculation of core height, core width (for a specified heat load)
  • Calculation of flow rates (for a specified heat load)
  • Washboard
  • Chevron
  • Zigzag
  • Protrusions & Depressions
  • Oblique washboard
  • Custom plate (User-defined plate types can be supplied in the form of j/f characteristic curves.)
  • Single-phase analysis
  • Two-phase analysis
  • Non-condensable
  • Plate height and width
  • Number of plates
  • Plate thickness
  • Plate thermal conductivity
For each fluid:
  • Density, specific heat, viscosity, thermal conductivity (or selection of a fluid from the Database)
  • Plate type
  • Passage height
  • Pitch of plate variations
  • K-factor
  • Total heat transfer rate
  • Total heat transfer area
  • U and UA
  • Effectiveness
  • Mean temperature difference
  • NTU
For each fluid:
  • Outlet temperature
  • Colburn factor
  • Velocity
  • Reynolds number
  • Friction factor
  • Pressure loss
  • Power
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