Sneak Preview: ASME UHX Fixed Tubesheet and Expansion Joint Analysis

Posted Date:
December 05, 2017
Facilitated by:
Robert Browning

Fixed tubesheet heat exchangers are often designed with expansion joints to handle the differential thermal growth between the tubes and the shell. Learn how to use Exchanger Optimizer 3 to

•  specify operating metal temperatures and evaluate the cost impact of adding a flanged and flued or bellows expansion joint

• modify designs to eliminate the need for expansion joints, resulting in more economical configurations