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 2008-12-01T20:04:52Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-01T20:04:52Z
dc.date.issued 1989
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/7571
dc.description Journal of heat transfer proceedings. Please see www.ASME.org for the complete proceedings. en_US
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dc.description.abstract The 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 resulted in four configurations each for 1P-1P (1 Pass-1 Pass), 2P-1P, 2P-2P, 3P-3P, 4P-1P, 4P-2P, and 4P-4P arrangements, and six configurations for 31,..1P 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 P, and log-mean temperature difference correction factor F as functions of the number of transfer units NTU, the heat capacity rate ratio RI, 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 Journal of heat transfer - ASME en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Vol. 111 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries pp. 300-313 en_US
dc.title Multipass plate heat exchangers -- Effectiveness-NTU results and guidelines for selecting pass arrangements en_US
dc.type Proceedings en_US

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