ME 595 Heat Exchanger Design

Basic principles of heat exchanger design; types of heat exchangers, heat exchanger effectiveness; uncertainty analysis of design and operating parameters; fouling factors; heat transfer augmentation in heat exchangers, two-phase flow, boiling and condensation in heat exchangers, second law of thermodynamics for optimization of heat exchanger design; tube vibrations; codes and standards; individually supervised heat exchanger design project.




Graduate Student or At Least Junior


Mechanical Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Spring Semester