Correction Factor for Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger

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Consider a shell and tube heat exchanger (1 shell 2 tube Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association TEMA E). For this flow arrangement, a correction factor must be used with the equation

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where and are the overall heat transfer coefficient and the area of the heat exchanger, respectively, and is the logarithmic mean temperature difference defined by:

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where and .

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