Recent HTRI News

  • Collecting Measurements Using a Motorized Traverse System

    October 11, 2021
    Collecting Measurements Using a Motorized Traverse System Our research technicians built a motorized traverse to acquire more data in a shorter amount of time. This video shows a traverse with two bridges, suspended above the finned tube bundle and moving synchronously across the outlet face of an air-cooler. Each bridge has...
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  • Careers - Associate Contract Officer

    September 06, 2021
    HTRI seeks an individual to work with Contract Officers to review and/or prepare contracts in which HTRI is the customer or vendor. In this team, this individual will help ensure that open contracts are properly monitored and closed out. This staff person will work from our Navasota, Texas headquarters. Principal Responsibilities...
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  • Technical Support Inquiry

    August 30, 2021
    Technical Support Inquiry Contact Support Email us at support@htri.net HTRI technical support is available to all members. However, each individual is required to have a unique account. If you do not have an account yet, please create one on our website: https://www.htri.net/users/sign_in. Submit an Inquiry When you submit your inquiry, please...
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  • Careers - Software Quality Assurance Specialist

    August 19, 2021
    HTRI seeks an individual to perform software quality assurance testing and ensure that quality standards for HTRI engineering software are maintained. This position is based in our Navasota, Texas headquarters. Principal Responsibilities Create/document test plans for complete and accurate testing and debugging of software Identify and develop new approaches for software...
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  • Beyond the Basics: Specifying Critical Pressure in Xchanger Suite®

    July 29, 2021
    The critical pressure is a fundamental parameter in many HTRI correlations associated with boiling processes. But do you know enough about it? Do you know what "critical pressure" is? how to specify it in Xchanger Suite? which correlations it affects? how the pseudo critical and true critical pressure of a mixture differ?...
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  • Research Update Webinar: Industry Trends and Gaps in Process Heat Transfer

    July 12, 2021
    Watch Our Research Update Webinar… as we investigate industry trends and address gaps in process heat transfer     Webinar Overview HTRI's research program focuses on industry trends (e.g., lowering carbon footprint or assessing new technologies) and addresses gaps or areas where we need to learn more in process heat transfer...
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  • Benefits of having an HTRI Account

    July 12, 2021
    Are you missing out on the benefits of an HTRI Account? Complete our form to create your free account. It should only take 3 – 5 minutes! Create my account! Connect. Engage. Benefit. For nearly six decades, HTRI has been the recognized leader in process heat transfer and heat exchanger technology....
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  • Beyond the Basics: Effective Use of the Property Generator in Xchanger Suite

    May 20, 2021
    The selection of a suitable thermodynamic model to generate accurate fluid properties in Xchanger Suite® can be a challenge for novice and experienced users alike, yet the importance of this decision cannot be overstated. Selection of an appropriate thermodynamic model is crucial to the generation of valid physical properties, which are absolutely necessary...
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  • S-ST-1-16 Modeling Pressure Drop and Heat Transfer for a Pseudoplastic Fluid

    May 19, 2021
    HTRI conducted tests with ketchup in a double-pipe heat exchanger in the Tubeside Single-phase Unit (TSPU). Detailed analysis of rheological reports and results of adiabatic and heat transfer tests allowed characterization of the wall correction factor and the heat transfer coefficient. An open literature model was implemented, tested, and optimized within...
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  • BT-43 Liquid Film Breakdown in Tubeside Falling Film Evaporators

    May 19, 2021
    This report provides an overview of several mechanisms for the breakdown of falling film. Available literature and HTRI data enable confirmation of the minimum wetting flow rate calculation used in Xist 8.2 and the development of two correlations for determining Reynolds numbers for the Marangoni breakdown, one for the subcooled zone...
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