HEAT EXCHANGERS

HEAT EXCHANGERS

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Code
66368
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 9270 Mechanical Engineering - Energy and Aeronautics (LM-33) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/10
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Mechanical Engineering - Energy and Aeronautics)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide knowledge of heat transfer equipment, such as the classic tube heat exchangers, plate exchangers, Compact Heat Exchangers; than students study the direct contact heat exchangers, such as evaporative cooling and condensers; finally the course analyzes the thermal design of recuperators and their proper use in plants.

Teaching methods

The course consists of lectures and practical applications.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Heat exchangers: Classification. Logarithmic mean temperature difference. Efficiency. NTU. Check operating conditions of a heat exchanger. Influence of fouling on heat exchange performance. Cross flow heat exchangers. Compact heat exchangers. Plate heat exchangers. Direct contact heat exchangers: evaporative cooling and condensers. Thermal design of recuperators.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Termodinamica e trasmissione del calore. Y. A. Cengel; McGraw-Hill; ISBN 8838662037.
  • Heat Exchangers: Selection, Rating, and Thermal Design, Third Edition. Sadik Kakaç and Hongtan Liu; CRC Press; 3.ed 2012; ISBN 9781439849903.
  • Fundamentals of Heat Exchanger Design. Sekulic, Dusan P.; Shah, Ramesh K.; ISBN 9780471321712.
  • Heat exchangers. S. Kacaç, A.E. Bergles, F. Mayinger, Hemisphere Publishing Corporation.
  • Process heat transfer. D.Q. Kern, McGraw Hill.
  • Compact Heat Exchangers. W. M. Kays, A.L. London, Krieger Publishing Company, 1984, 3rd edition.
  • Heat transfer. A. Bejan,John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: appointment: annalisa.marchitto@unige.it

Exam Board

MARIO MISALE (President)

ANNALISA MARCHITTO (President)

GIOVANNI TANDA

ANTONELLA PRIARONE

FRANCESCO DEVIA

DAVIDE BORELLI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course consists of lectures and practical applications.

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examinations are planned after preparing a written report on the exercises undertaken.

Assessment methods

 

The exam consists in an oral test in which, for every  matter of the course, are  formulated questions or simple exercises

FURTHER INFORMATION

Pre-requisites :

Students can take the Heat Exchanger examination if they have acquired of at least 10 credits on fundamental aspects  However, they should have a positive figure for  the exams of Mathematical Analysis, Geometry and Physics