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Reference Number EP/G060274/1
Title Intensified Heat Transfer for Energy Saving in Process Industries
Status Completed
Energy Categories ENERGY EFFICIENCY(Industry) 100%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Chemical Engineering) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Professor R Smith
No email address given
Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science
University of Manchester
Award Type Standard
Funding Source EPSRC
Start Date 09 November 2009
End Date 08 November 2011
Duration 24 months
Total Grant Value £236,487
Industrial Sectors Chemicals; Food and Drink
Region North West
Programme Energy : Energy
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Professor R Smith , Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester (99.999%)
  Other Investigator Dr J Kim , Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester (0.001%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , CAL Gavin Ltd (0.000%)
Project Contact , EMbaffle BV, The Netherlands (0.000%)
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Objectives Linked to grant EP/G059497/1
Abstract The project addresses the technical breakthrough in energy management urgently needed in the process industries. An integrated and multidisciplinary research will be made to achieve maximum potential for heat recovery and to allow a step change improvement in heat recovery through the application of process intensification method and associated heat transfer equipment. New design concepts and in-depth knowledge will be gained from various studies proposed in this project, especially investigation of fouling kinetics, analysis of intensified heat transfer, exploitation of enhanced heat transfer techniques, gaining of strategic guidance for the implementation of intensified heat exchanger networks, and development of automated design methodology for intensified heat recovery systems. Thesuccessful completion of the project will radically improve energy and capital efficiency for process industries, and significantly accelerate the implementation of intensified heat transfer designin industrial practice
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