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Flat plate heat exchanger - Hand calculations help

  1. Mar 26, 2015 #1
    I am designing a flat plate heat exchanger for a project and im not sure where to start with the hand calculations, specifically the LMTD and E-NTU methods, also how to work out the parameters which i will need to complete these methods such as area and number of plates. My deadline is soon, any help is much appreciated.
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  3. Mar 30, 2015 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    Perhaps you could begin by giving us a bit more information. ie. the temperatures involved (temperature of the thing being cooled and the initial temperature of the coolant - presumably air), and the specific heat of the coolant.

  4. Mar 30, 2015 #3
    I would suggest this link will prove to be more usefull to you for getting the desired heat heat exchanger. http://www.gea-phe.com/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/product_datasheets/NA_FP_CH_usa.pdf

    For more detailed analysis and design you can refer.
    http://www.xetexinc.com/uploaded/Doc/2-2 Flat Plate Heat Exchangers - An Introduction v2.1.pdf
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