Single-Phase Flow Performance Evaluation Criteria

  • Sujoy Kumar Saha
  • Hrishiraj Ranjan
  • Madhu Sruthi Emani
  • Anand Kumar Bharti
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


This chapter is mainly focused on performance evaluation criteria for single-phase flow. The objectives and constraints of fixed geometry criteria, variable geometry criteria and fixed cross-sectional flow area criteria have been discussed here. The thermal resistance, St and f relations, heat exchanger effectiveness, effect of reduced exchanger flow rate and flow over finned tube bank topics have been presented.


Shell and tube heat exchanger Effectiveness NTU Single-phase flow Finned tube banks Fixed geometry criteria Variable geometry criteria Fixed cross-sectional flow rate criteria 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sujoy Kumar Saha
    • 1
  • Hrishiraj Ranjan
    • 1
  • Madhu Sruthi Emani
    • 1
  • Anand Kumar Bharti
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentIndian Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology, ShibpurHowrahIndia

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