Heat Transfer Fluids and Systems for Process and Energy Applications: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Heat Transfer Fluids and Systems for Process and Energy Applications

1st Edition

By Singh

CRC Press

296 pages

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Hardback: 9780824771911
pub: 1985-01-25
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Description

This book presents the basic principles and engineering data governing the process design of indirect heat transfer fluids and systems. It focuses on the selection of systems based on common engineering criteria such as reliability and cost, and particularly on energy conservation and safety.

Table of Contents

Preface

General Aspects of Indirect Heat Transfer

Introduction

Range of Fluids

Industrial Process Heat Demand

Selection Criteria for Heat Transfer Systems

References

Relevant Aspects of Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

Introduction

Nature of Fluid Flow

Pressure to Drop Due to Flow in Pipes

Aspects of Basic Heat Transfer

Correlations for Natural Convection

Correlations for Forced Convection

Combined Natural and Forced Convection

Heat Transfer by Vapor Condensation

Heat Transfer with Boiling

Heat Transfer by Liquid Metals

Heat Exchangers

Heat Transfer in Vessels and Reactors

Nomenclature

References

Water

Introduction

Thermodynamic Properties

Water Contaminants and Their Measurements

Cooling Water Systems

Steam Systems: General

Steam Systems in Process Plant

High-Pressure Water Heating

Steam Turbines

Water Usage for Nuclear Power

Heat Transfer Rates

Hazards of Water and Steam

Nomenclature

References

Gases

Introduction

Quantity and Properties of Combustion Products

Heat Conservation in Fired Units: Principles

Practical Aspects of Heat Recovery

Quantitative Assessment of Waste Heat Recovery

Gas Turbines

Heat Recovery from Gas Turbine Exhausts

Combined Cycle (Cogeneration) Plants

Air Cooling

Use of Gases for Nuclear Power

Nomenclature

References

Organic Fluids

Introduction

Overview of Fluid Characteristics

Flow Sheets of Typical Systems

Heat Transfer Rates

Design of Heaters and Vaporizers

Special Considerations for Vapor-Phase Systems

Natural Versus Forced Circulation Systems

Vapor Versus Liquid Systems

Hazard and Operability Considerations

Nomenclature

References

Molten Salts

Introduction

Properties of KNO3-NaNO3-NaNO2 Salts

Properties of Other Salts

Salt Systems for General Process Applications

Salt Systems for Solar Energy Recovery

Heat Transfer Rates

Process Equipment Selection and Specification

Safety Considerations

Nomenclature

References

Liquid Metals

Introduction

Aspects of Heat Transfer

Use in Nuclear Power: Fast Breeder Reactors

Use in Solar Power

Use in Conventional Power Plants

Process Equipment Selection and Specification

Health and Safety Aspects

Nomenclature

References

Appendix 1 Table of Saturated Water and Steam Properties and Superheated Steam Properties

Appendix 2: Tables of Organic Fluids Usable in Vapor or Liquid Phase and Organic Fluids Only in Liquid Phase

Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
SCI065000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical