## How to calculate the heat duty for heat exchangers

How to calculate the heat duty for heat exchangers? Lets first define the term “Heat duty” to understand what understand what exactly we are calculating. The Heat duty can be defined as the amount of heat needed to transfer from a hot side to the cold side over a unitContinue Reading

## Shell and tube heat exchangers comparison

Shell and tube heat exchangers comparison The table below compares different type of shell and tube heat exchangers based on different design characteristics:Continue Reading

## Shell and tube heat exchanger performance

Shell and tube heat exchanger performance is affected by several factors. This short article will discuss briefly these factors.Continue Reading

## What is Heat Transfer

What is Heat Transfer? Heat is transferred from one object to another in three possible ways, Conduction, Convection and Radiation.Continue Reading

## What is the difference between Shell passes and Tube passes

Difference between Shell passes and Tube passes In shell and tube heat exchangers the number of shell passes or the number of tube passes will always come across. The number of passes in general affects your pressure drops in shell and tube heat exchangers. This short article will show theContinue Reading

## How to Calculate the Log Mean Temperature Difference

How to Calculate the Log Mean Temperature Difference (LMTD) This short article aims to show you how to calculate the LMTD for Counter current flow and Co-current flow also called (Parallel flow). The calculation has been referenced by many text books. You can also download the free calculator attached withContinue Reading

## Shell and tube condenser design software

Shell and Tube Condenser Design with Condenser Design (CnD) software CnD is a software that is made to demonstrate thermal analysis and design calculations required for designing shell and tube condensers. This software can design, horizontal shell side condensers, horizontal tube side condensers, vertical shell side condensers, vertical tube sideContinue Reading

## TEMA Heat Exchanger Designations – TEMA Rear End head types Part 3

TEMA Heat Exchanger Designations | TEMA Rear head types Part 3 of 3 This part provides a short summary onf the TEMA rear head typesContinue Reading

## TEMA Heat Exchanger Designations – TEMA Shell types Part 2

TEMA Heat Exchanger Designations | TEMA Shell types Part 2 of 3 This part will provide a short summary on the TEMA Shell types and designations available. The types listed here are the ones that TEMA standards refers to. However depending on the application special types can be manufactured.Continue Reading

## TEMA Heat Exchanger Designations – Front End Part 1

TEMA Heat Exchanger Designations | Front End head types Part 1 of 3 Shell and tube heat exchangrs can be divided into three major parts, these parts are the front head, shell section, and rear head. Each of these components is available in a number of standard designs. This articleContinue Reading