Development of a Method to Evaluate the Design Performance of a Feedwater Heater With a Short Drain Cooler

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G. E. Weber

Commonwealth Edison Co., Fossil Technical Services Dept., 125 South Clark St., Chicago, IL 60603

W. M. Worek

Department of Mechanical Engineering (M/C 251), University of Illinois at Chicago, 842 West Taylor St., Chicago, IL 60607-7022

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 116(2), 434-441 (Apr 01, 1994) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2906840 History: Received March 26, 1993; Online April 24, 2008


A method is developed to determine the shell and tube side heat transfer performance of a feedwater heater with a short drain cooler. The desuperheating, condensing, and drain cooling zones are discussed and analyzed by deriving a modified version of the Delaware Method of Shell-Side Design.

Copyright © 1994 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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