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Total costs of shell and tube heat exchangers with concentric helical tube coils

The paper deals with the manufacturing costs of shell and tube heat exchangers with concentric helical tube coils. The most common correlations for calculating prices of shell and tube heat exchangers found in accessible literature were tested using the market data for a comparison and they have shown significant deviations. A new correlation for estimating prices of heat exchangers with concentric helical tubes (when the shell is made of carbon steel and the helical tube of copper) was determined in the following form: Cin = 614•S0.627/hts [Project of the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development]
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PAPER ACCEPTED: 2019-02-07
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