Oval and Flat Tube Geometries, Row Effects in Tube Banks, Local Heat Transfer Coefficient on Plain Fins, Performance Comparison, Numerical Simulation and Patents, Coatings

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


The performance of oval and flat tube geometries, coatings and effect of rows in tube banks are briefed in this chapter. The local heat transfer coefficients for plain fins are presented. The performance comparison of various fin geometries and works on numerical simulation and patents is reported.


Oval tube Coatings Row effects Numerical simulation Patents Local heat transfer coefficient 


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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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