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Heat Transfer Virtual Lab for Students and Engineers by Harshad Mahajan, Ella Fridman

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CHAPTER 5

EXPERIMENTS

This chapter shows the four experiments that can be performed using the Virtual Lab setup.

Experiment 1 Shell and tube heat exchanger
Experiment 2 Energy balance across a shell and tube heat exchanger
Experiment 3 Temperature efficiencies and temperature profiles of counter-current and co-current mode of operation
Experiment 4 PID control of the heater

5.1   HOW TO PERFORM AN EXPERIMENT USING THE LABVIEW INTERFACE?

The LabVIEW interface is developed such that the user can easily control all the process parameters from a single screen. A separate screen has been developed to take the readings conveniently. There are two experiments that are designed to be performed with Armfield’s Heat Exchanger equipment ...

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