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heat exchanger

A device designed to transfer heat between two physically separated fluids; generally consists of a cylindrical shell with longitudinal tubes; one fluid flows on the inside, the other on the outside.
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In Process 2-2, a superheated steam is sprayed down by the turbine attemperator using boiler feedwater to reduce superheat and increase mass flow rate to the campus header.
The exhaust from the HP section of the new turbine is connected to the attemperator and then to the campus steam header.
In addition, part of the steam flow from the HP turbine goes directly to the LP turbine, and the other part of steam goes to the attemperator. As a result, the conditions at the exit of the HP turbine (State 2) and the entrance of the LP turbine (State 3) are identical, which is shown in Figure 5.