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dc.contributor.authorPrajapati, P-
dc.contributor.authorRaja, BD-
dc.contributor.authorSavaliya, H-
dc.contributor.authorPatel, V-
dc.contributor.authorJouhara, H-
dc.identifierORCID iD: Parth Prajapati
dc.identifierORCID iD: Hussam Jouhara
dc.identifier.citationPrajapati, P. et al. (2024) 'Thermodynamic evaluation of shell and tube heat exchanger through advanced exergy analysis', Energy, 292, 130421, pp. 1 - 8. doi: 10.1016/
dc.descriptionData availability: No data was used for the research described in the article.en_US
dc.description.abstractCopyright © 2024 The Authors. Shell and tube heat exchanger is a pivotal equipment used in industries for heat transfer. Any effort to minimize the irreversibility in the heat exchanger will enhance the performance and leads to energy optimization and cost savings. In the current study, a water to water, segmental baffled shell and tube heat exchanger was considered for an investigation and designed using the Kern method. Exergy analysis and advanced exergy analysis was carried out to understand the performance of the heat exchanger and to determine the possibility of reducing irreversibilities. The results of the exergy analysis showed that the system has 684.6 kW of exergy destruction. Advanced exergy analysis was carried out through endogenous and exogenous modes and subsequently performed for avoidable and unavoidable components. Majority of the exergy destruction in the heat exchanger is avoidable. The results showed that 97.5 % of the total exergy destruction is of endogenous avoidable type. The system can be improved by changing the system configuration, design variables, mass flow rates, materials, and many other parameters. Subsequently, the exergy destruction in the pumps is unavoidable and no further design improvements are required.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipThe work is done as part of the collaboration between Pandit Deendayal Energy University, India and the Heat Pipe and Thermal Management Research Group (HPTM) at Brunel University London, UK. The HPTM's part was partially funded from the European Union’s H2020 programme iWAYS under grant agreement numbers 958274).en_US
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dc.rightsCopyright © 2024 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY license (
dc.subjectadvanced exergy analysisen_US
dc.subjectshell and tube heat exchangeren_US
dc.subjectexergy analysisen_US
dc.subjectavoidable and unavoidable exergy destructionen_US
dc.subjectendogenous and exogenous exergy destructionen_US
dc.titleThermodynamic evaluation of shell and tube heat exchanger through advanced exergy analysisen_US
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