Prediction of Heat Transfer Coefficient for Thermal Regenerators

Document Type: Research Article

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1 Department of chemical Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University, P.O. Box 14155-4838, Tehran, I.R. IRAN

2 UMIST, P.O. Box 88, Manchester, M60 1QD, U.K.

Abstract

Correlation of heat transfer coefficients for air flow through the regenerator constructed from randomly paked spheres is reported for the symmetric-balanced mode of operation. The experimental results have been correlated by the least square regression has been obtained.The present correlation has been compared with the heat transfer coefficient correlations in the literature.

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