Multipass plate heat exchangers-effectiveness-NTU results and guidelines for selecting pass arrangements

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dc.contributor.author Kandlikar, Satish
dc.contributor.author Shah, R.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-07T18:45:56Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-07T18:45:56Z
dc.date.issued 1989-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/7375
dc.description Journal of Heat Transfer article. Published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and available at: http://www.asme.org/ . en_US
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dc.description.abstract Plate heat exchangers are classified on the basis of number of passes on each side and the flow arrangement in each channel, taking into account the end plate effects. This results in four configurations each for the 1-1 (1 Pass-l Pass), 2-1, 2-2, 33,4- 1,4-2, and 4-4 arrangements, and six configurations for the 3-1 arrangement. These arrangements are analyzed using the Gauss-Seidel iterative finite difference method; the plate arrangement that yields the highest effectiveness in each pass configuration is identified. Comprehensive results are presented in tabular form for the temperature effectiveness PJ and log-mean temperature difference correction factor F as functions of the number of transfer units NTU/J the heat capacity rate ratio R/J and the total number of thermal plates. On the basis of these results, specific guidelines are outlined for the selection of appropriate plate heat exchanger configurations. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Vol. 111 en_US
dc.title Multipass plate heat exchangers-effectiveness-NTU results and guidelines for selecting pass arrangements en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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