An Experimental Investigation of the Shell-Side Pressure Drop of Enlarged-Hole Whole-Rounded Baffle Heat Exchanger

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In this paper, the flow characteristics of the whole-rounded enlarged-hole baffle heat exchangers are experimentally studied with the stress on the shell-side pressure drops. It is found that the shell-side pressure drops for the whole-rounded baffles with the enlarged holes are greatly decreased. Compared with the square layout, the enlarged-hole whole-rounded baffles in the case of triangle layout is even more effective in decreasing the pressure drop. The shell-side pressure drops for the heat exchangers with the enlarged-hole whole-rounded baffles are proportional to the square of the flow rate.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 160-162)

Edited by:

Guojun Zhang and Jessica Xu

Pages:

1622-1627

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.160-162.1622

Citation:

H. Y. Sun and C. F. Qian, "An Experimental Investigation of the Shell-Side Pressure Drop of Enlarged-Hole Whole-Rounded Baffle Heat Exchanger", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 160-162, pp. 1622-1627, 2011

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November 2010

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