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Numerical simulation of plate-fin recuperator

Mazlan, A. W. and Kahar, O. and Chuah, Y. C. (2007) Numerical simulation of plate-fin recuperator. In: Proceedings of the 1st Engineering Conference Energy and Environment (EnCon 2007), 2007, Kuching.

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Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of geometrical variations on the performance of plate-fin recuperator. Solutions for this problem are obtained via numerical approach. Three different types of plate-fin recuperator has been investigated; rectangular, rounded and bullet edges. This study has shown that rounded and bullet edges plate fin configuration exhibits 28 percent increase in surface heat transfer coefficient over its rectangular counterpart but there is no significant difference in the Fanning friction factor.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Numerical simulation, plate-fin recuperator
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:14251
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:23 Aug 2011 05:52
Last Modified:07 Aug 2017 04:05

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