Recent HTRI News

  • PHE-20 Flow Boiling Heat Transfer Method for Corrugated Channels in Plate Heat Exchangers

    February 12, 2019
    HTRI has collected flow boiling data in a plate-and-frame heat exchanger, as well as in two plate-and-shell heat exchangers and one welded plate heat exchanger. Based on these data, we have developed an improved flow boiling method applicable to heat exchangers using corrugated plates....
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  • BT-40-TR Vertical Tubeside Falling Film Evaporation of p-Xylene

    February 06, 2019
    With p-xylene as the test fluid, HTRI collected data for both cocurrent and countercurrent flow in a vertical tubeside falling film evaporator (FFE) test section. Preliminary results for a single-component fluid indicate that HTRI methods predict heat transfer coefficients within ±35%; that pressure drop trends with the flow regime parameter; and...
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  • In Memoriam

    January 30, 2019
    Professor Geoffrey F. Hewitt, 1934 – 2019   It is with deep sadness that HTRI acknowledges the passing of Professor Geoffrey F. Hewitt. Geoff was a knowledgeable scientist whose contributions were well recognized throughout the world. He was elected as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 1984. In 1989,...
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  • Careers - Software Support Specialist

    January 21, 2019
    Located at our Navasota headquarters, this person will provide support to customers on HTRI software installation, security, and licensing issues.   Principal Responsibilities Provide standard and complex technical support for software installation, deployment, security, and licensing inquiries Create, update, and maintain automated-build scripts and installations scripts Test developmental and beta versions...
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  • 2019 Heat Exchanger Fouling & Cleaning Conference

    January 16, 2019
    Register now and join other industry and academia experts at the 2019 Heat Exchanger Fouling & Cleaning Conference. Held in Józefów, Warsaw, Poland on June 2 – 7, 2019, this conference provides a unique opportunity to facilitate innovative thinking in the area of heat exchanger fouling and cleaning. Through the sharing...
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  • Xfh® Ultra 2.0 beta coming soon

    January 16, 2019
    The beta for HTRI’s Xfh Ultra 2.0 will soon be available for licensed users to download. This will be your opportunity to try the new beta version and provide comments that could improve the software prior to its full release. Some of the significant changes include multiple dissimilar fireboxes and flue...
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  • HTRI exhibiting at Heat Exchange Engineering

    January 16, 2019
    HTRI is exhibiting at Heat Exchange Engineering Europe 2019 on February 27 – 28. Held in Prague, Czech Republic, Heat Exchange Engineering is a unique event dedicated to the needs of heat transfer specialists and energy management. The focus of this conference will be improving the performance of industrial heat exchangers....
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  • New Year...new training opportunities

    January 16, 2019
    Join the thousands of end-users who have already benefitted from HTRI training. Visit www.htri.net/events for more information about upcoming courses and schedule updates. In the meantime, here is a brief look at our upcoming training schedule: HTRI Training – Global Headquarters Navasota, Texas, USA on February 18 – 21, 2019 Join...
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  • Exchanger January 2019

    January 16, 2019
    The Exchanger newsletter is the central source for HTRI news and activities. This issue covers the most recent information as of January 2019...
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  • How can bugs walk on water?

    January 16, 2019
    Kevin J. Farrell, Principal Engineer, Computational Simulation & Validation Water strider image courtesy of TimVickers [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons If you walk by a still body of water like a pond or a marsh, you might see little insects walking across the water’s surface. These water striders or water skippers...
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