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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: External Coefficient of Heat Transfer by Convection in Mixed Vessels Using Vertical Tube Baffles
Author: Rosa, VD
Pinto, TCD
Santos, AR
Moino, CAA
Tamiao, K
Lia, LRB
Tambourgi, EB
Lopes, MD
Toneli, JTDL
de Mores, D
Abstract: Many correlations in the literature have been proposed to predict the external heat transfer coefficient, but most of them are suggested for batch operations. This paper aims to experimentally investigate a steady state condition (usually found in industrial processes) of mixed vessels equipped with a four 45 degrees pitched-blade turbine and vertical tubular baffles to determine the external heat transfer coefficient. An empirical correlation based on the work of Sieder-Tate [Ind. Eng. Chem. 1936, 1429-1435] for a steady state condition using standard configuration of a mixing system is being proposed. A sucrose solution of 20% and 32% concentrations (w/w) and a mixing apparatus with a 50 L cylindrical flat bottom vessel are employed. Water was used as heating fluid running inside the vertical tubular baffles with an inlet temperature range from 25 to 45 degrees C and an impeller speed from 30 to 330 rpm. A new fit correlation was proposed based on the Sieder-Tate modeling, yielding good agreement with experimental data in steady states with deviations of less than 15% between observed and predicted external heat coefficients.
Country: EUA
Editor: Amer Chemical Soc
Citation: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. Amer Chemical Soc, v. 52, n. 6, n. 2434, n. 2438, 2013.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1021/ie301841q
Date Issue: 2013
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