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Title

  • Main Title Condensation analysis for plate-frame heat exchangers

Creator

  • Author: Arman, B.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Rabas, T.J.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)

Publisher

  • Name: Argonne National Laboratory
    Place of Publication: Illinois
    Additional Info: Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)

Date

  • Creation: 1995-07-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: A theoretical analysis is presented to predict single component and binary-mixture condensation in plate-frame heat exchangers. A thermodynamic property model based on the Peng-Robinson equation of state was developed for the binary-mixture equilibrium and formulated into a performance prediction program. A set of equations was formulated and a calculation algorithm was developed to predict the local rate of heat and mass transfer for binary mixtures. Friction-factor and heat-transfer-coefficient correlations were developed using experimental data obtained with ammonia condensation. The role of the mass-transfer resistance associated with the condensation process were analyzed for a propane/butane mixture using two limiting cases: (1) no liquid-phase mass-transfer resistance, and (2) infinite liquid-phase mass-transfer resistance. The results show that the vapor-phase mass-transfer resistance is the controlling mechanism for binary-mixture condensation.
  • Physical Description: 8 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: Heat Transfer
  • Keyword: Algorithms
  • Keyword: Propane
  • STI Subject Categories: 42 Engineering Not Included In Other Categories
  • Keyword: Binary Mixtures
  • Keyword: Butane
  • Keyword: Thermodynamic Model
  • Keyword: Heat Exchangers
  • Keyword: Vapor Condensation
  • Keyword: Mass Transfer

Source

  • Conference: 1995 National heat transfer conference, Portland, OR (United States), 5-9 Aug 1995

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Other: DE95014097
  • Report No.: ANL/ES/CP--86172
  • Report No.: CONF-950828--15
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 95488
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc794173

Note

  • Display Note: OSTI as DE95014097