IJRME – Volume 3 Issue 3 Paper 1


Author’s Name :  Suhas D. Ambulgekar| Dr. B. S. Gawali |Dr. N. K. Sane | Vinaykumar Kabra | Ajit Gavali

Volume 03 Issue 03  Year 2016  ISSN No:  2349-3860  Page no: 1-5



Most of the electricity generates throughout the world is from steam power plants. The plant efficiency can be improved by regeneration which is done by using feedwater heater. It is a shell and tube heat exchanger used for waste heat recovery from steam power plant. This paper represents mathematical model of high pressure feedwater heater. The heater is divided into three zones: desuperheating, condensing and, subcooling for the modeling purpose. The same input parameters are given to the Aspen FRAN software and results are obtained. It is found that the analytical results are close compared to results given by software.


Feedwater heaters, Aspen FRAN, heat transfer zones.


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