Technical Support provides solutions and workarounds to common technical dilemmas as they apply to different Xchanger Suite modules. HTRI staff also present live webinars on some of these issues. Check the Upcoming Events calendar to see when the next webinar will be offered or see the list of past TechTip webinars

TT-1: Beware of large height under nozzle with parallel-cut baffles

TT-2: Learn how driver power is calculated (revised 06/2019)

TT-3: Model fan-off operation in Xace (revised 03/2019)

TT-4: Flow boiling with small increase in weight fraction vapor (revised 05/2016)

TT-5: Design guidance for distributor plates

TT-6: Handling excessive pressure drop with low pressure condensers

TT-7: Model flooding for horizontal tubeside condensers

TT-8: Model tube vibration in the bundle entrance region with parallel-cut baffles

TT-9: Specify double-segmental baffles in Xist

TT-10: Model electric heaters in Xist

TT-11: Model DX evaporators in Xace and Xist

TT-13: Model supercritical fluids (revised 05/2019)

TT-14: Customize Xchanger Suite reports using Visual Basic scripting in Excel

TT-15: Single-phase vapor and condensing heat transfer across inline low-finned tube bundles in cross flow

TT-16: Selecting face velocities for API air-cooler designs

TT-17: Tubecount assumptions in Xist

TT-18: Design guidance for no-tube-in-window (NTIW) baffles

TT-19: Specifying piping in Xist

TT-20: Modeling plugged tubes in Xace

TT-21: Calculating vapor velocity in vacuum condensers

TT-22: Specifying annular distributors

TT-23: Specifying tubeside reflux condensers in Xist

TT-24: Modeling U-bend supports in Xist 

TT-25: Modeling anti-vibration support plates in Xist  

TT-26: Vibration analysis of nonbaffled H shells

TT-27: Modeling air-cooled heat exchangers with redundant fans 

Application Notes

Determining Input for Flue Gas Soot Extinction Coefficient

Guidelines for Tube Vibration Analysis

Modeling Temperature Profile in Vertical Tubeside Thermosiphons

Selecting Appropriate Face Velocity Ranges for Air-Cooler Designs