Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook, Eighth Edition

Section 11: Heat-Transfer Equipment


Richard L. Shilling, P.E., B.S.M., B.E.M.E. Vice President of Engineering, Koch Heat Transfer Company LP; American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Section Editor, Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers, Hairpin/Double-Pipe Heat Exchangers, Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers, Heating and Cooling of Tanks, Fouling and Scaling, Heat Exchangers for Solids, Thermal Insulation, Thermal Design of Evaporators, Evaporators)

Patrick M. Bernhagen, P.E., B.S.M.E. Sales Manager Fired Heater, Foster Wheeler North America Corp.; American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Compact and Nontubular Heat Exchangers)

Victor M. Goldschmidt, Ph.D., P.E. Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (Air Conditioning)

Predrag S. Hrnjak, Ph.D., V.Res. Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Principal Investigator U of I Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center; Assistant Professor, University of Belgrade; International Institute of Chemical Engineers; American Society of Heat, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (Refrigeration)

David Johnson, P.E., M.S.C.E. Heat Exchanger Specialist, A&A Technology, B.P. p.l.c.; American Institute of Chemical Engineers; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; API Subcommittee on Heat Transfer Equipment; API 660/ISO 16812, API 661/ISO 13706, API 662/ISO 15547 (Thermal Design of Heat Exchangers, Condensers, Reboilers)

Klaus D. Timmerhaus, Ph.D., P.E. Professor and President s Teaching Scholar, University of Colorado; Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society for Engineering Education, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Member, American Astronautical Society, National Academy of Engineering, Austrian Academy of Science, International Institute of Refrigeration, American Society of Heat, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers, American Society of Environmental Engineers, Engineering Society for Advancing Mobility on Land, Sea, Air, and Space, Sigma Xi, The Research Society (Cryogenic Processes)