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Title: Finned Tube With Vortex Generators For A Heat Exchanger.

Abstract

A system for and method of manufacturing a finned tube for a heat exchanger is disclosed herein. A continuous fin strip is provided with at one pair of vortex generators. A tube is rotated and linearly displaced while the continuous fin strip with vortex generators is spirally wrapped around the tube.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Idaho Falls, ID
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
BECHTEL BWXT IDAHO LLC
OSTI Identifier:
880547
Patent Number(s):
6976301
Application Number:
10/901268
Assignee:
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28F - DETAILS OF HEAT-EXCHANGE AND HEAT-TRANSFER APPARATUS, OF GENERAL APPLICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-99ID13727
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Sohal, Manohar S, and O'Brien, James E. Finned Tube With Vortex Generators For A Heat Exchanger.. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
Sohal, Manohar S, & O'Brien, James E. Finned Tube With Vortex Generators For A Heat Exchanger.. United States.
Sohal, Manohar S, and O'Brien, James E. Tue . "Finned Tube With Vortex Generators For A Heat Exchanger.". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/880547.
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Works referenced in this record:

Heat Transfer Enhancement for Finned-Tube Heat Exchangers With Winglets
journal, February 2005


Using Porous Fins for Heat Transfer Enhancement
journal, July 2000