March 2014

Heat Transfer

Consider automation to check shell-and-tube heat exchanger design

This automated checklist tool can be used to quickly check the acceptability of your design configuration based on the various project, client and services requirements.

Shende, S., Technip

Plant operating experience over the years has led clients to be more demanding with regard to equipment design. This experience is expressed in client specifications, codes and standards. Heat exchanger design must meet requirements stipulated in: Equipment standards Design basis and client specifications applicable for the contract Use of specialty expertise available with the designer (best practices, etc.) Requirements from the process licensor. These requirements exist in addition to the basic requirements of heat transfer area and pressure drop. They are maintained by heat exchanger designers in the form of a checklist, and applied during design development. The checklist

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