5. Thermal Design Theory for Regenerators

  1. Ramesh K. Shah1,2 and
  2. Dušan P. Sekulić3

Published Online: 6 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172605.ch5

Fundamentals of Heat Exchanger Design

Fundamentals of Heat Exchanger Design

How to Cite

Shah, R. K. and Sekulić, D. P. (2003) Thermal Design Theory for Regenerators, in Fundamentals of Heat Exchanger Design, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172605.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA

  2. 2

    Formerly at Delphi Harrison Thermal Systems, Lockport, New York, USA

  3. 3

    University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471321712

Online ISBN: 9780470172605

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Keywords:

  • pressure and carryover leakages in regenerators;
  • regenerator thermal design theory;
  • Schumann dimensionless independent variables;
  • rotary regenerator carryover leakage;
  • design theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Heat Transfer Analysis

  • The ε-NTUo Method

  • The Λ–Π Method

  • Influence of Longitudinal Wall Heat Conduction

  • Influence of Transverse Wall Heat Conduction

  • Influence of Pressure and Carryover Leakages

  • Influence of Matrix Material, Size, and Arrangement

  • Summary

  • References

  • Review Questions

  • Problems