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Shell Side Fluid Velocity of Baffled HX & Re - Nobody knows last resort

  1. Jul 15, 2010 #1
    Shell Side Fluid Velocity of Baffled HX & Re -- Nobody knows last resort

    Problem:
    I need to know how to calculate the shell side fluid velocity for a Shell&Tube HX with *Baffles*. Also, the reynolds number for this flow

    Known:
    ms -Mass flow on shell side
    Nt -Number of tubes
    Lt -Length of tube bundle
    Nb - Number of Baffles
    Dis -Inside Diameter of Shell
    Vs -Volumetric flow rate

    --Also I know all fluid properties for shell side fluid i.e. Cp, rho, viscosity....

    Comments: I have completed this for the tube side it was very simple but the shell side is difficult and can not find any equations to apply.

    Design Engineer needing help!!!
     
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  3. Jul 18, 2010 #2
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  4. Jul 20, 2010 #3
    Re: Shell Side Fluid Velocity of Baffled HX & Re -- Nobody knows last resort

    I will have to order the book I can't seem to figure it out. Thank you.
     
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