Heat Exchanger Shellside Pressure Drop

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Exchanger shellside pressure drop can be approximately estimated by the following calculator which uses the formula for pressure drop across a tube bundle modified to account for baffle cut pressure losses.

Exchanger shellside pressure drop

Shellside inputs
Shellside mass flow kg/hr
Shellside Density kg/m3
Shellside Viscosity cP
Shell diameter inches
Number of baffles
Distance between baffles (baffle spacing) inches
Tube diameter inches
Number of tubes
Pitch (default=Shell dia. / # tubes) inches
Shell side roughness
Shellside pressure drop bar


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