An enormous number of empirical and analytical closed solution, single phase, internal flow heat transfer correlations exist in the open literature. This article is a compilation of single phase internal convective heat transfer correlations in straight, circular conduits. These correlations cover convective internal flow of various Newtonian fluids under a wide range of heating conditions, and orientations for the different flow regimes. In the past some engineers extended the use of some correlations beyond their limits. The purpose of this article is to compile internal flow heat transfer correlations in one source, to alleviate time required by the practicing engineer to research the literature for correlations to meet specific conditions.
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Literature Review of Single Phase Internal Flow Heat Transfer Correlations in Straight Circular Conduits
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Abdelmessih, AN, & McGuire, EC. "Literature Review of Single Phase Internal Flow Heat Transfer Correlations in Straight Circular Conduits." Proceedings of the ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference. ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. March 13–17, 2011. T10080. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/AJTEC2011-44191
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