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TABLE 3.3 eNTU Formulas and Limiting Values of e for C* 1 and NTU !

1 for Various Exchanger Flow Arrangements


Flow Arrangement "-NTU Formulas
"-NTU Formulas
for C* 1
Asymptotic Value of "
When NTU ! 1
Counterow "
1 expNTU1 C*
1 C* expNTU1 C*
"
NTU
1 NTU
" 1 fop all C*
Parallelow "
1 expNTU1 C*
1 C*
"
1
2
1 expNTU "
1
1 C*
Crossow, both uids unmixed " 1 expNTU
exp1 C*NTU
X
1
n1
C*
n
P
n
NTU
P
n
y
1
n 1!
X
n
j1
n 1 j
j!
y
nj
Same as general formula
with C* 1
" 1 for all C*
Crossow, one uid mixed,
other unmixed
For C
min
mixed, C
max
unmixed,
" 1 expf1 expNTU C*=C*g
" 1 expf1 expNTUg For C
min
mixed,
" 1 exp1=C*
For C
max
mixed, C
min
unmixed,
"
1
C*
1 expfC*1 expNTUg
" 1 expf1 expNTUg For C
max
mixed,
" 1 expC*=C*
Crossow, both uids mixed "
1
1
1 expNTU

C*
1 expNTU C*

1
NTU
"
1
2=1 expNTU 1=NTU
"
1
1 C*
12 shell-and-tube exchanger;
shell uid mixed; TEMA E shell
"
2
1 C* 1 C*
2

1=2
coth=2
where NTU1 C*
2

1=2
coth(=2 1 e

=1 e

"
2
2

2
p
coth=2
where

2
p
NTU
"
2
1 C* 1 C*
2

1=2
1
2
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