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Energy and Environment, 1995

ISBN:
1-56700-052-5 (Print)

HEAT EXCHANGER NETWORK SYNTHESIS EMPLOYING A NON-LINEAR TRANSPORTATION MODEL

M. Frik
University of Stuttgart, Germany

Manfred Groll
Institute of Nuclear Technology and Energy Systems, University of Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany

ZhiHang Chen
East China University of Technology; College of Power Engineering University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

Abstract

The design and optimization of heat exchanger networks, which is a problem of energy management, is discussed. A method for the heat exchanger network synthesis is described and tested on a reference case from the literature. The results of the numerical test are discussed.