Dittus-Boelter equation

Dittus-Boelter equation

[¦did·əs ¦bel·tər i‚kwā·zhən]
(fluid mechanics)
An equation used to calculate the surface coefficient of heat transfer for fluids in turbulent flow inside clean, round pipes.
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66, while for turbulent flow, the Nusselt number can be calculated by the Dittus-Boelter equation as:
For a single-phase flow, we use the Dittus-Boelter equation for the heat transfer coefficient [[alpha].
Heat transfer coefficient is calculated from a Dittus-Boelter equation (Perry, 1999).
2002) for two-phase flow, enhanced tube Heat-transfer coefficient Dittus-Boelter equation (Shah 1979) for single-phase flow Goto et al.