The primary surface heat exchanger (PSHE) is a kind of small size, light weight, high integration heat exchanger. The characteristics of the complex internal structure, complex flow pattern and the flow interaction have a great influence on the heat transfer of the air-air primary surface heat exchanger. Five cross-corrugated air-air primary surface heat exchangers with different core configurations are designed and fabricated applying additive manufacturing technology. The cross angle θ of upper and lower corrugated plates is 0°, 15°, 30°, 45°, respectively. An experimental investigation on the flow and heat transfer performance is carried out. The comparison of test results of overall heat transfer coefficient and the pressure drop for different primary heat exchangers is presented. The test results show that the pressure drop is significantly increased with the cross angle increasing, and the heat transfer performance does not show the linear increasing with the cross angle increasing.
Experimental Investigation on the Flow and Heat Transfer of an Air-Air Primary Surface Heat Exchanger
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Dong, W, Zhang, S, Guo, Z, & Yu, X. "Experimental Investigation on the Flow and Heat Transfer of an Air-Air Primary Surface Heat Exchanger." Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2018: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition. Volume 5A: Heat Transfer. Oslo, Norway. June 11–15, 2018. V05AT10A004. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/GT2018-75991
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