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# Question 1

## Procedures for Q1 and Q2:

1 Fill all the fluid properties data known
2 Calculate the rate of heat transfer in H

## Fluid Properties Data:

Cp,water = 4180 J/kg.oC 4 Calculate the logarithmic mean tem
Cp,geo = 4310 J/kg.oC
T1  T2
Ti,water = 25 oC Tlm 
ln( T1 / T2 )
To,water = 60 oC
Ti,geo = 140 oC 5 Calculate the surface area of HE
mwater = 0.2 kg/s Q  UAs Tlm
mgeo = 0.3 kg/s
D= 0.008 m 6 Calculate the length of tube required
U= 550 W/m . C 2 o

As  DL
Calculation:
Qc = 29260.0 W 7 Question #2: Repeat steps 1-6 by vary
To,geo = 117.4 oC 8 Question #2: Repeat steps 1-6 by vary
ΔT1 = 115.0 oC 9 Plot the length of the tube as functio
ΔT2 = 57.4 C o
10 Discuss your findings from the plots y
ΔTlm = 82.9 oC
As = 0.6 m2
L= 25.5 m

Question 2
Ti,geo [oC] Qc [W] To,geo [oC] ΔT1 [oC] ΔT2 [oC] ΔTlm [oC]
100.0 29260.0 77.4 75.0 17.4 39.4
105.0 29260.0 82.4 80.0 22.4 45.2
110.0 29260.0 87.4 85.0 27.4 50.9
115.0 29260.0 92.4 90.0 32.4 56.4
120.0 29260.0 97.4 95.0 37.4 61.8
125.0 29260.0 102.4 100.0 42.4 67.1
130.0 29260.0 107.4 105.0 47.4 72.4
135.0 29260.0 112.4 110.0 52.4 77.7
140.0 29260.0 117.4 115.0 57.4 82.9
145.0 29260.0 122.4 120.0 62.4 88.1
150.0 29260.0 127.4 125.0 67.4 93.2
155.0 29260.0 132.4 130.0 72.4 98.4
160.0 29260.0 137.4 135.0 77.4 103.5
165.0 29260.0 142.4 140.0 82.4 108.6
170.0 29260.0 147.4 145.0 87.4 113.8
175.0 29260.0 152.4 150.0 92.4 118.9
180.0 29260.0 157.4 155.0 97.4 124.0
185.0 29260.0 162.4 160.0 102.4 129.0
190.0 29260.0 167.4 165.0 107.4 134.1
195.0 29260.0 172.4 170.0 112.4 139.2
200.0 29260.0 177.4 175.0 117.4 144.3

mgeo [kg/s] Qc [W] To,geo [oC] ΔT1 [oC] ΔT2 [oC] ΔTlm [oC]
0.100 29260.0 72.1 115.0 12.1 45.7
0.125 29260.0 85.7 115.0 25.7 59.6
0.150 29260.0 94.7 115.0 34.7 67.0
0.175 29260.0 101.2 115.0 41.2 71.9
0.200 29260.0 106.1 115.0 46.1 75.3
0.225 29260.0 109.8 115.0 49.8 77.9
0.250 29260.0 112.8 115.0 52.8 79.9
0.275 29260.0 115.3 115.0 55.3 81.5
0.300 29260.0 117.4 115.0 57.4 82.9
0.325 29260.0 119.1 115.0 59.1 84.0
0.350 29260.0 120.6 115.0 60.6 84.9
0.375 29260.0 121.9 115.0 61.9 85.7
0.400 29260.0 123.0 115.0 63.0 86.4
0.425 29260.0 124.0 115.0 64.0 87.0
0.450 29260.0 124.9 115.0 64.9 87.6
0.475 29260.0 125.7 115.0 65.7 88.1
0.500 29260.0 126.4 115.0 66.4 88.5

When temperature and mass flow rate of geothermal water inlet increases, the length of the heat exchan
all the fluid properties data known
culate the rate of heat transfer in HE

## culate the outlet temperature of geothermal water

Q
Th ,o  Th ,i 
m C p
culate the logarithmic mean temperature difference (LMTD)

T1  T2
Tlm 
ln( T1 / T2 )

## culate the surface area of HE

Q
Q  UAs Tlm As 
UTlm
culate the length of tube required
As
As  DL L
D
estion #2: Repeat steps 1-6 by varying the inlet temperature of geothermal water
estion #2: Repeat steps 1-6 by varying the mass flow rate of geothermal water
the length of the tube as functions of temperature and mass flow rate
uss your findings from the plots you have generated

As [m2] L [m]
1.35 53.73 HE profile of L vs T(i, geo)
1.18 46.81 60.00
1.05 41.62 55.00
0.94 37.56 50.00
45.00
0.86 34.27
40.00
0.79 31.54 35.00
L [m]

## 0.73 29.24 30.00

0.69 27.26 25.00
0.64 25.54 20.00
15.00
10.00
100.0 110.0 120.0 130.0 140.0 150.0 160.0 170.0 180.0 190.0 200.0
Ti,geo [oC]
35.00

L [m]
30.00
25.00
20.00
0.60 24.04 15.00
10.00
0.57 22.70 100.0 110.0 120.0 130.0 140.0 150.0 160.0 170.0 180.0 190.0 200.0
0.54 21.51 Ti,geo [oC]
0.51 20.45
0.49 19.48
0.47 18.61
0.45 17.81
0.43 17.08
0.41 16.40
0.40 15.78
0.38 15.21
0.37 14.67

As [m2] L [m]
1.16 46.31 HE Profile of L vs m(geo)
0.89 35.52 50.00
0.79 31.57
45.00
0.74 29.44
0.71 28.10 40.00
0.68 27.16
35.00
L [m]

0.67 26.48
0.65 25.96 30.00
0.64 25.54 25.00
0.63 25.21
0.63 24.93 20.00
0.100 0.150 0.200 0.250 0.300 0.350 0.400 0.450 0.500
0.62 24.69
mgeo [kg/s]
0.62 24.49
0.61 24.32
0.61 24.17
0.60 24.04
0.60 23.92

## ses, the length of the heat exchanger decreases.

70.0 180.0 190.0 200.0
70.0 180.0 190.0 200.0

00 0.450 0.500
Question 3
Procedures for Q3 and Q4:
1 Fill all the fluid properties data known
2 Calculate the rate of heat transfer in H

## 3 Calculate the outlet temperature of g

Fluid Properties:
Cp,water = J/kg.oC 4 Calculate the logarithmic mean tem
Cp,oil = J/kg.oC T1  T2
Tlm 
Ti,water = o
C ln( T1 / T2 )
Ti,oil = o
C
To,oil = 6 Calculate the overall heat transfer coe
mwater = kg/s
moil = kg/s Q  UAs Tlm
D= m
L= m
7 Question #3: Repeat step 1-6 by varyi
8 Question #3: Repeat step 1-6 by varyi
Calculation: 9 Plot the length of the tube as functio
Qh = W 10 Discuss your findings from the plots y
To,water = o
C
ΔT1 = o
C
ΔT2 = o
C
ΔTlm = o
C
As = m2
U W/m2.oC

Question 4
To,oil [oC] Qh [W] To,water [oC] ΔT1 [oC] ΔT2 [oC] ΔTlm [oC]
Ti,water [oC] Qh [W] To,water [oC] ΔT1 [oC] ΔT2 [oC] ΔTlm [oC]

all the fluid properties data known
culate the rate of heat transfer in HE

T1  T2
Tlm 
ln( T1 / T2 )

## culate the overall heat transfer coefficient

 UAs Tlm

estion #3: Repeat step 1-6 by varying the exit temperature of oil
estion #3: Repeat step 1-6 by varying the inlet temperature of water
the length of the tube as functions of temperature and mass flow rate
uss your findings from the plots you have generated

U [W/m2.oC]
U [W/m2.oC]