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Convective Heat Transfer Coefficients

Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient Calculations





Shell Inside Diameter, in.
Does shell have double or triple segmental baffles?

Surface Type
Inside Tube Diameter, in.
Outside Tube Diameter, in.
Number of Tubes
Tube Length Known?
Tube Length, ft.
Helix Diameter, ft.

Triangular Tube Pattern
Rotated Square Tube Pattern
Square Tube Pattern
Baffle Spacing, in.
Tube Center to Center Spacing, in.

Estimate Hio and Ho and check later.
Inside Coefficient (referred to outside area):
Outside Coefficient (referred to inside area)
Note: Saturated Vapor Temperature is on the Tube Side selected
Inside Tube Bulk Temperature, F
Outside Tube Bulk Temperature, F.
Flow Rate, lbs/hr.
Bulk Fluid Viscosity, cP
Fluid Viscosity at Wall, cP
Pressure, psig
Density, lb/ft3
Specific Heat, Btu/hr-F
Thermal Conductivity, Btu/hr-ft-F
Latent Heat of Condensation, Btu/lb
Use Simplied Gas Equation?
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