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Experimental performance studies of a plate heat exchanger

by Darren R. Plath

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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A plate and frame heat exchanger experimental test stand was developed. Using this test stand a performance analysis was conducted. The analysis consisted of evaluating the performance of the heat exchanger at varying flow rates and inlet temperatures, to develop an effectiveness-NTU and Log Mean Temperature Difference relationships, under steady state operation. The measured heat rates were compared to the heat rates provided by the manufacturer and good/bad agreement was found. Standard operating procedures for the test stand were developed and implemented.

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StatementDarren R. Plath
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25266406M

“Experimental and Numerical Studies on Plate Fin Heat Exchanger” in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Degree, submitted to the Department of Mechanical . remained the same for the next cleaning of plate type heat exchanger. V. CONCLUSIONS This study investigated the performance of a plate type heat exchanger. Based on a case study, the Vol. , following conclusions were deduced: Heat transfer rate decreased monotonously with use of heat exchanger i.e. from clean to dirty Size: KB.

HEAT TRANSFER OF A MULTIPLE HELICAL COIL HEAT EXCHANGER USING A MICROENCAPSULATED PHASE CHANGE MATERIAL SLURRY. A Thesis. by. TRAVIS JOHN GASKILL. Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of. Texas A&M University. in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. MASTER OF SCIENCE. December Major Subject File Size: 1MB. This study analyzes the characteristics of alumina (Al 2 O 3)/water nanofluid to determine the feasibility of its application in an air-cooled heat exchanger for heat dissipation for PEMFC or electronic chip experimental sample was Al 2 O 3 /water nanofluid produced by the direct synthesis method at three different concentrations (, , and wt.%).Cited by:

Compact Heat Exchangers is a compilation of experimental data on the basic heat transfer and flow friction characteristics of "compact" heat exchanger surfaces, i.e., surfaces with the characteristic of large area per unit of volume, used primarily in gas-flow applications where large surface area is a necessity/5(12). fabrication and testing of plate fin heat exchangers. An experimental set up has been built in the laboratory to test the plate fin heat exchanger. The validity of the existing correlations is checked by conducting performance test on a counter flow heat exchanger.


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A plate and frame heat exchanger experimental test stand was developed. Using this test stand a performance analysis was conducted. The analysis consisted of evaluating the performance of the heat exchanger at varying flow rates and inlet temperatures, to develop an effectiveness-NTU and Log Mean Temperature Difference relationships, under steady state operation.

Proceedings 15th Workshop 59 PERFORMANCE OF PLATE HEAT EXCHANGERS UNDER SINGLE AND TWO-PHASE FLOW CONDITIONS EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS M. D.H. EnergyNew Ltd.,Auckland Institute,University of Auckland SUMMARY This paper outlines the procedures and methods adopted and the results obtained from experimental research conducted to evaluate the.

Plate. Figure 1 Tube and Shell Heat Exchanger. A plate type heat exchanger, as illustrated in Figure 2, consists of plates instead of tubes to separate the hot and cold fluids. The hot and cold fluids alternate between each of the plates.

Baffles direct the flow of fluid between plates. Because each of the plates hasFile Size: KB. A plate heat exchanger is a compact type of heat exchanger that uses a series of thin plates to transfer heat between two fluids.

There are four main types of PHE: gasketed, brazed, welded, and semi-welded. The plate-and-frame or gasketed plate heat exchanger essentially consists of a pack of thin rectangular plates sealed around the edges by Cited by: 3. Unit Operations Lab Heat Exchanger HEAT EXCHANGER Heat exchange is an important unit operation that contributes to efficiency and safety of many processes.

In this project you will evaluate performance of three different types of heat exchangers (tubular, plate, and shell & tube). All these heat exchangers can be operated in both parallel- andFile Size: KB. Overall Heat Transfer Coefficients in Heat Exchanger Experimental Performance Studies of a Plate Heat Exchanger, Premium Membership Required to view Document/Book Heat exchangers are engineered hardware for the efficient heat transfer from one medium to another.

Plate-and-frame heat exchangers (PHEs) are used in many different processes at a broad range of temperatures and with a variety of substances. Research into PHEs has increased considerably in recent years and this is a compilation of knowledge on the subject.

Containing invited contributions from prominent and active investigators in the area, it should enable graduate students, researchers 4/5(1). The system coefficient of performance (COPsys) and the heat pump coefficient of performance (COPhp) have been calculated as andrespectively, at horizontal slinky-type GHE, while COPsys.

Cao, et mental study on the mixed refrigerant heat transfer performance in a plate-fin heat exchanger during a single-stage cryogenic cycle Appl Therm Eng, 93 Cited by: 4. A plate heat exchanger is a compact type of heat exchanger that uses a series of thin plates to transfer heat between two fluids.

There are four main types of PHE: gasketed, brazed, welded. CFD‐simulation studies on thermal performance and pressure drop as well as experimental tests of an OSF ceramic plate heat exchanger made from alumina (Al 2 O 3) were carried out by de Mello et al.

The HTHE was operated at temperatures up to °C and ambient pressure conditions. However, structural failure was observed resulting from Author: Jürgen Haunstetter, Volker Dreißigacker.

An experimental and theoretical investigation of heat transfer from an array of horizontal tubes of a crossflow air-cooled heat exchanger is presented. Experimental data and analytical results are obtained, compared and discussed, in order to set off the effects of the main physical and geometrical parameters.

The Experimental Study on Enhanged heat Transfer Performance in Plate Type Heat Exchanger Murugesan M.P. and Balasubramani R. Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Tamilnadu INDIA Available online at: Received 5th Februaryrevised 23 rd Februaryaccepted 25 th February Buy Plate Heat Exchanger: Study and Experimental analysia of Plate Heat Exchanger used in Vapour Absorption Chiller.

on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersCited by: Numerical analysis of plate heat exchanger has also been applied to evaluate the performance in a co-current fluid flow configuration heat exchanger [8]. The study presented the theoretical analysis of a co-current plate exchanger and the result s of its numerical simulations.

Knowing the hot andFile Size: KB. An experimental and numerical study of heat transfer and flow characteristics of spiral plate heat exchanger was carried out. The effects of geometrical aspects of the spiral plate heat exchanger and fluid properties on the heat transfer characteristics were also studied.

Three spiral plate. This chapter is aimed to address the performance of compact heat exchangers with offset strip fin, which have been studied by the researchers in detail for decades. The history and basic features of offset strip fins (OSF) are described first to introduce the fin geometry.

Then, the effect of the fin geometry on the performance of the offset strip fin is given from experimental and numerical Cited by: 1. Experimental data for isothermal pressure drop and heat transfer in single-phase water flows in a plate heat exchanger (PHE) with chevron plates are presented.

A single-pass, U-type, counterflow PHE, with three different chevron plate arrangements is employed: two symmetric plate arrangements with {beta} = 30/30{degree} and 60/60{degree}, and a. A heat exchanger follows this principle in its Endeavour to reach equalization. With a plate type heat exchanger, the heat penetrates the surface, which separates the hot medium from the cold one very easily.

It is therefore possible to heat or cool fluids or gases which have minimal energy levels. Figure 2: Dimension of Chevron Plate and Cross File Size: KB.

Theoretical-Experimental Study of the Effect of the External Plates on the Thermal Performance of a Plate Heat Exchanger. Julio del Angel Soto 1, Martín T. Martínez G. 1, José Luis Magaña 1.

1 Department of Chemicals Engineering, University of Guanajuato, Cerro de la venada s/n, CP. Cited by: 1. EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL STUDIES OF A SPIRAL PLATE HEAT EXCHANGER by Rangasamy RAJAVEL Department of Mechanical Engineering, AMET University, Chennai, India Original scientific paper DOI: /TSCIR An experimental and numerical study of heat transfer and flow characteristics of spiral plate heat exchanger was carried out.ing!, the heat exchanger, a filter, a turbine flow meter, the guard heat exchanger, and back to the chiller.

The flow rate is adjusted to produce a reasonable temperature increase as the water passes through the heat exchanger, with flow rates of about – kg/min.

Distilled water is used for all mea-File Size: KB.plate fin heat exchanger: experimental investigation under high temperatures and pressures. Appl Therm Eng. ;‐ de Mello P, Scuotto S, Ortega F, Donato G. Heat transfer and pressure drop in a plate and fin ceramic heat exchanger.

In: Conference on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics; ‐ Author: Jürgen Haunstetter, Volker Dreißigacker.