Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 41, Issue 3–4, pp 116–121 | Cite as

Heat Exchange and Aerodynamic Drag in Cross-Flow Staggered Banks of Aluminum-Finned Tubes

  • V. B. Kuntysh
  • A. E. Piir
  • A. I. Anikin
Oil and Gas Equipment


Results are presented for an experimental investigation of heat exchange and loss of air pressure in staggered six-row banks of air coolers (AC). Curves are presented for the coefficient of convective heat transfer of the fifth transverse row and the aerodynamic drag of six-row banks versus air velocity. It is pointed out that the results obtained can be used in optimizing tube spacing in the heat-exchange sections of AC.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. B. Kuntysh
    • 1
  • A. E. Piir
    • 2
  • A. I. Anikin
    • 2
  1. 1.Belorussian State Engineering UniversityBelarus
  2. 2.Arkhangel’sk State Technical UniversityArkhangel’skRussia

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