## PM8072 - DESIGN OF HEAT EXCHANGERS (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PM8072

DESIGN OF HEAT EXCHANGERS

LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• To learn the thermal and stress analysis on various parts of the heat exchangers
• To analyze the sizing and rating of the heat exchangers for various applications

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION

9

Types of heat exchangers, shell and tube heat exchangers – regenerators and recuperators – Temperature distribution and its implications – Parts description, Classification as per Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association (TEMA)

UNIT II

PROCESS DESIGN OF HEAT EXCHANGERS

9

Heat transfer correlations, Overall heat transfer coefficient, analysis of heat exchangers – LMTD and effectiveness method. Sizing of finned tube heat exchangers, U tube heat exchangers, Design of shell and tube heat exchangers, fouling factors, pressure drop calculations.

UNIT III

STRESS ANALYSIS

9

Stress in tubes – header sheets and pressure vessels – thermal stresses, shear stresses – types of failures, buckling of tubes, flow induced vibration.

UNIT IV

COMPACT AND PLATE HEAT EXCHANGER

9

Types- Merits and Demerits- Design of compact heat exchangers, plate heat exchangers, performance influencing parameters, limitations.

UNIT V

CONDENSERS AND COOLING TOWERS

9

Design of surface and evaporative condensers – cooling tower – performance characteristics.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME:
• Upon completion of this course, the students can able to apply the mathematical knowledge for thermal and stress analysis on various parts of the heat exchangers components.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. SadikKakac and Hongtan Liu, “Heat Exchangers Selection”, Rating and Thermal Design, CRC Press, 2002.
2. Shah,R. K., Dušan P. Sekulić, “Fundamentals of heat exchanger design”, John Wiley & Sons, 2003.

REFERENCES:
1. Robert W. Serth, “Process heat transfer principles and applications”, Academic press, Elesevier, 2007.
2. Sarit Kumar Das, “Process heat transfer”, Alpha Science International, 2005
3. John E. Hesselgreaves, “Compact heat exchangers: selection, design, and operation”, Elsevier science Ltd, 2001.
4. Kuppan. T., “Heat exchanger design hand book”, New York: Marcel Dekker, 2000.
5. Eric M. Smith, “Advances in thermal design of heat exchangers: a numerical approach: direct-sizing, step-wise rating, and transients”, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.