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Mass Transfer Processes: Modeling, Computations, and Design, First Edition by P. A. Ramachandran

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Chapter 26. Condensation

Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Understand the Nusselt model for prediction of the heat transfer coefficient for film condensation.

  • Calculate the condensation rate of a pure vapor.

  • Model the local rate for condensation of a mixture of vapor and an inert gas.

  • Identify the conditions for fog formation in general and in condensing equipment in particular.

  • Model the heat and mass transfer processes in the condensation of a binary mixture of two condensing species.

  • Analyze the condensation of a ternary mixture consisting of two condensing species with an non-condensing gas.

  • Write equations for calculation of the performance of condensing equipment based on a stagewise description of ...

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