0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Investigation on Shell-Side Performance of Heat Exchanger With Axially Staggered Overlap Helical Baffles

[+] Author Affiliations
Shui Ji, Wenjing Du, Lin Cheng

Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China

Paper No. IHTC14-22250, pp. 265-270; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/IHTC14-22250
From:
  • 2010 14th International Heat Transfer Conference
  • 2010 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, Volume 4
  • Washington, DC, USA, August 8–13, 2010
  • Conference Sponsors: Heat Transfer Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4939-2 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3879-2
  • Copyright © 2010 by ASME

abstract

Since its appearance in the 80’s of the 20th century, the heat exchanger with helical baffles (HEHBs) has attracted lots of attention. Benefiting from its relatively simple manufacture procedure and low cost, the heat exchanger with overlapped helical baffles receives much concern. However, there are few reports on the influence of the specific overlap size of helical baffles on the shell-side heat transfer performance and fluid friction property. In this paper, numerical investigation on this open issue is carried out by means of numerical method. The emphasis is laid on the relationship between the overlap size of helical baffles and the shell-side performance. Baffles with the shape of a quarter-ellipse are simulated and the heat-transfer oil is selected as the working fluid. Results show that in the condition of same helix angles and same flow rates, 10% increase of the specific overlap size brings an increase of 23–42% on the pressure drop and an increase of 2–8% on the convection heat transfer coefficient; hence the corresponding heat transfer coefficient pre unit pressure drop is decreased by 11–22%. Compared with the continuously overlap configuration, the axially staggered overlap helical baffles can improve the comprehensive performance of HEHBs on the condition of an identical helical pitch, and hence it is favorable for the situation with strict constrain on pressure drop.

Copyright © 2010 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In