tube bank

tube bank

[′tüb ‚baŋk]
(mechanical engineering)
An array of tubes designed to be used as a heat exchanger.
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Finite element simulation of transient laminar flow and heat transfer past an in-line tube bank, Int.
The second should be used for heat transfer across a tube bank with tubes which are close to each other (pitch to outer diameter ratio < 3).
ic] heat transfer coefficient for ideal tube bank in the interior cross flow zone, W/[m.
Taborek [2] presented simple set of equations for ideal tube bank correlations.
During the circumfluence of the tube bank the conditions for the first row of tubes are only a little different from those around one tube.
04 mm in diameter are removed and recirculated to the combustor bottom, while smaller particles and flue gas continue on through the convection tube bank.
On the negative side of PFBC, there were some technological uncertainties which included: performance of the dry feeding system, gas turbine, ash collection system and erosion and maintenance of the tube bank.
Experimental investigation on the effect of equipment size of heat transfer and flow resistance in cross-flow of gas over tube bank.
We had to cover a huge area but had no tube bank or any other canalisation available for cabling as well as minimize communication and power costs.
1993), they reported 6%-15% heat transfer enhancement and 61%-117% pressure drop penalty for stagger tube banks, while the corresponding values were 7%-9% and 3%-9%, respectively, for in-line tube banks.
In this arrangement showing a three-ply design, different suspensions are flowing through three distribution headers and tube banks into the headbox.