Analysis and Design of Heat Recovery Systems for Grassroots and Retrofit Situations

Truls Gundersen,     Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway


This chapter builds on Chapters 2 and 4 and describes more advanced concepts, representations, procedures and graphical diagrams related to the analysis and design of heat recovery systems for both grassroots and retrofit situations. The grassroots case is extended to add more industrial realism, and to bring investment costs into the discussion. Key elements of the grassroots component are Multiple Utilities, Heat Transfer Area considerations, additional design tools beyond the Pinch Design Method, forbidden matches and an introduction to the use of optimisation ...

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