ASME UHX Fixed Tubesheet and Expansion Joint Analysis

Posted Date:
February 20, 2020
Facilitated by:
Frank Ashley

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 4.1.6 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