• Case study: Reducing shellside maldistribution in a condenser

    October 16, 2018
    Summary An engineering, procurement, and construction company asked HTRI to investigate methods—constrained by permissible pressure drop—to mitigate shellside flow maldistribution for an X-shell condenser, using cold seawater on the tube side to condense an off-gas on the shell side. Challenge Determine optimal geometric design modifications that minimize maldistribution and potential structural...
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  • Case Study: Using Xfh® Ultra Increases Fired Heater Capacity

    July 10, 2017
    David E. Oakley, Senior Project Engineer, Software Development HTRI recently launched Xfh® Ultra 1.0, its new fired heater simulation and rating tool. Ease of setup and fast execution time make Xfh Ultra ideal for rapid investigation of a wide range of operating scenarios, including increasing throughput or improving equipment efficiency. This...
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