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Monitoring Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient For Kettle Reboiler


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#1 phani4cts

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Posted 18 July 2020 - 01:20 AM

Hi all,

 

Can someone please suggest the ideal way of monitoring Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient of a Kettle Reboiler? I'm thinking of Calculating Q = m Cp dT for either of the fluids and then, check U = Q / (A*LMTD). But then, it is not clear to me how to find LMTD for it, as cross-flow happens in it. Is my approach correct? If not, please suggest me the right approach.



#2 Bobby Strain

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Posted 18 July 2020 - 09:13 AM

That won't do. Start from the basic equations, and post your proposal again.

 

Bobby



#3 phani4cts

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Posted 19 July 2020 - 02:32 AM

Bobby,

 

I didn't get you. Can you please elaborate what you wanted to convey?

 

Thank you






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