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Vibration damping in multispan heat exchanger tubes

Timothy Dickinson

Vibration damping in multispan heat exchanger tubes

by Timothy Dickinson

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2000.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20303501M
ISBN 10061249764X
OCLC/WorldCa51736095

Theoretical predictions are validated against available in-service data for nonvibrating and vibrating tube banks and published laboratory experimental data. The criteria can be used for the prediction of acoustic vibration in steam generator and heat exchanger tube banks both, in-line and by:   Designing Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers: Avoid Vibration From The Start By Graham T. Polley and Farfan, University of Guanajuato, Mexico; Simon J. Pugh, IHS ESDU | January 1, Mechanical integrity is an essential consideration in heat exchanger design.

The dynamics of multispan tubes and the formulation for fluidelastic instability and other vibration excitation mechanisms form the basis of a computer program called "PIPEAU" to predict the vibration response of heat exchanger tubes. The program first calculates the mode shapes ifijCx) and the natural frequencies fj(i.e., eigenvalue solution). Tube Rupture in High Pressure Heat Exchangers (English) Margins of Uncertainty in the Prediction of Fluidelastic Instability in Heat Exchanger Tube Bundles. Goyder, H. G. D. | print version. Vibration Damping in Multispan Heat Exchanger Tubes. Taylor, C. E. / Pettigrew, M. J. / Dickinson.

In this paper a simplified approach to optimize the design of Shell Tube Heat Exchanger [STHE] by flow induced vibration analysis [FVA] is presented. The vibration analysis of STHE helps in achieving optimization in design by prevention of tube failure caused due to flow induced vibration. The main reason for tube failure due to flow induced vibration is increased size of by: 7. Tube vibration in the condenser can cause serious tube damage when increased steam flows are introduced or when retubing with thinner wall tubes or those with low Modulus of Elasticity. Tube vibration, if left unresolved, may result in catastrophic tube failures and the subsequent unplanned shutdown of the unit.


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Vibration damping in multispan heat exchanger tubes by Timothy Dickinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Heat exchanger tubes can be damaged or fail if subjected to excessive flow-induced vibration, either from fatigue or fretting-wear. Good heat exchanger design requires that the designer understands and accounts for the vibration mechanisms that might occur, such as vortex shedding, turbulent excitation or fluidelastic instability.

Heat exchanger tubes can be damaged or fail if subjected to excessive flow-induced vibration, either from fatigue or fretting-wear.

Good heat exchanger design requires that the designer understands and accounts for the vibration mechanisms that might occur, such as vortex shedding, turbulent excitation or fluidelastic by: Damping in multispan heat exchanger tubes largely consists of three components: viscous damping along the tube, and friction and squeeze-film damping at the : Timothy Dickinson.

The total damping ratio, ζ T, of a multispan heat exchanger tube in two-phase flow comprises support damping, ζ S, viscous damping, ζ V, and two-phase damping, ζ TP: (21) ζ T =ζ S +ζ V +ζ TP. Depending on the thermalhydraulic conditions (i.e., heat flux, Cited by: The flow external to the tubes in a heat exchanger tube bundle may cause large amplitude tube vibration.

The most severe mechanism is a fluidelastic instability which can damage tubes in a matter of weeks or months. This mechanism has been the subject of many laboratory experiments and theoretical research over the past 30 years, and consequently, there is a body of data ready to be passed on Cited by: 4.

The flow external to the tubes in a heat exchanger tube bundle may cause large amplitude tube vibration. The most severe mechanism is a fluidelastic instability which can damage tubes in a matter Author: Hugh Goyder.

It is generally below % of critical damping in water. It is also small compared to observed tube-support damping in realistic multi-span heat exchanger tubes (typically around 1%), as discussed by Pettigrew et al[2]. Thus, for realistic heat exchanger tube configurations, tube damping is likely due to a combination of rocking and lateral by: Flow induced vibration analyses of heat exchanger tubes require the knowledge of damping.

This paper treats the question of damping of multispan heat exchanger tubes in air and gases. In the bank with pitch ratios b 1 /D × b 2 /D = × hydrodynamic damping is nearly three times that in the case of a single tube and in the × bank it is approximately identical to that for a single tube.

In heat exchangers with gas flow, high amplitudes of tube vibration or noise may arise if the natural frequency of. because of vibration related problems in stea m generators and heat exchangers.

Cross-flow induced vibration due to shell side fluid flow ar ound the tubes bundle of shell and tube heat exchanger results in tube vibration. This is a major concern of designers, process engineers. Damping has been the target of various research attempts related to FIV in tube bundles.

A recent research attempt has shown the usefulness of a phenomenon termed as ‘thermal damping’. The current paper focuses on the modeling and analysis of thermal damping in tube bundles subjected to : Shahab Khushnood, Zaffar Muhammad Khan, Muhammad Afzaal Malik, Qamar Iqbal, Sajid Bashir, Muddasar K.

Vibration tests on an intermediate heat exchanger (IHX) with a helically coiled tube bundle were performed by using a partial model to focus on investigating the complicated vibrational behavior.

Fiorentin, et al.: NOISE AND VIBRATION ANALYSIS OF A HEAT EXCHANGER: A CASE STUDY Figure 2. Acoustial modes inside the heat exchanger. the section tubes, mainly in heat exchangers with little space between tubes,13 Acoustical Resonance Acoustical resonance excited by a flow can occur in differ-ent types of heat by: 1.

Some knowledge on tube damping mechanisms is required to avoid flow-induced vibration problems. This paper outlines the development of a semi-empirical model to formulate damping of heat exchanger tube bundles in two-phase cross by: Thefunction f2(x) in equation (1) is the mode shape functionsquared.

A tube has a sequence of natural frequencies with the lowest being the one that is usuallyinvolvedin damping of a heat exchanger tube is of primaryimportance when the shellside bullet6 uid is a gas and the tubes are being assessed for bullet6 uidelastic by: Journal of Fluids and Structures () 4, COULOMB FRICTION MODELLING IN NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF VIBRATION AND WEAR WORK RATE OF MULTISPAN TUBE BUNDLES J.

ANTUNES Nuclear Energy and Engineering Department, Laboratorio Nacional de Engenharia e Tecnologia Industrial, LNETI/ICEN/DEEN, Sacavdm, Portugal AND F. AxIsA, B. BEAUFILS, D.

Cited by: Vibration Damping Pads of results for Industrial & Scientific: Power Transmission Products: Shock & Vibration Control: Vibration Damping Pads Diversitech MP4-E E.V.A. Anti-Vibration Pad, 4" x 4" x 7/8" Pack of 4. The flow external to the tubes in a heat exchanger tube bundle may cause large amplitude tube vibration.

The most severe mechanism is a fluidelastic instability which can damage tubes in a matter. vibration analysis of a heat exchanger requires information about damping. Multispan heat exchanger tube damping consists of three main components: viscous damping dong the tube, friction and squeeze-film damping at the supports.

Unlike viscous damping, squeeze-film damping is poorly understood and difficult to rneasure. In addition: the.

An experimental study on the vibrations and grid-to-rod fretting wear is performed based on extensive fretting wear tests of the PWR fuel. The fretting wear between grid and fuel rod is initiated at a certain critical gap correlated with a critical work rate. A critical gap between grid and rod is formed due to in-reactor performance of fuel, thermal relaxation of grid spring and irradiation.

reduction in the vibration of heat-exchanger tubes One of the main tasks in designing heat exchangers is the prevention of large-amplitude tube vibrations generated by flow or by running machinery.

The author elaborates on a method for achieving this through the use, in the support plates, of elastic damping elements made of pressed wire.derived. These are for heat exchanger tube in gases, heat exchanger tubes in liquids, and damping in 2 phase flow.

There are friction damping, viscous damping, squeeze film damping, two phase damping, support damping. The dynamic stiffness and support effectiveness is derived.

The other important parameter in vibration in heatFile Size: KB. As heat exchanger design continues to evolve toward larger units with ever-increasing flowrates, the importance of tube vibration analysis has never been more important.

However, u-tube designs can be particularly problematic. This webinar will discuss Xist assumptions with U-bends and when Xvib should be used for an accurate vibration analysis.