Random Excitation Forces in Heat Exchanger Tube Bundles

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C. E. Taylor, M. J. Pettigrew

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario K0J 1J0 Canada

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 122(4), 509-514 (Mar 07, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1286040 History: Received January 18, 2000; Revised March 07, 2000
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Directional dependence (lift versus drag)
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Effect of tube bundle orientation
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Effect of pitch-to-diameter ratio—(a) normal triangular tube bundle in air; (b) Normal square tube bundle in air
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Effect of upstream turbulence
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Effect of fluid density (gas versus liquid)
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Proposed guideline for excitation forces
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Comparison with previous guidelines



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