Time-dependent heat exchanger modeling

M. N. Roppo, E. N. Ganl´

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A quasi-finite-element model of a multipass shell-and-tube heat exchanger is developed after the method of Gaddis and SchlUnder. The present model includes time-dependent inlet conditions and heat exchange. It is therefore applicable as a tool in system modeling for dynamic processes involving this type of heat exchanger. Under steady-state conditions, the present model reduces to that of Gaddis and SchlUnder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-46
Number of pages5
JournalHeat Transfer Engineering
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes


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