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SimSci Client Conference

October 14-17, 2013


Dallas, Texas, USA

Using HTRI Technology with


PRO/II
Fernando J. Aguirre
Heat Transfer Research, Inc.

Outline
HTRI technology
Working with PRO/II
Fluid properties
Embedded unit operation
CAPE-OPEN

How it works
Upcoming developments

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HTRI overview
Industrial consortium founded in 1962
More than 1400 members in 60 countries
Industrially-relevant research
Boiling, condensing, fouling, shellside and tubeside flow,
two-phase flow, flow-induced vibration
Experimental and analytical, including CFD

Long term relationship with Invensys Systems Inc.


(SimSci)
HTRI member since 1981

Many common customers using HTRI software and


PRO/II
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HTRI technology
R&D to support prediction of heat transfer
equipment performance

HTRI Xchanger Suite software for rigorous design,


rating, and simulation

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HTRI Xchanger Suite


Module
Xace
Xfh
Xist
Xhpe
Xjpe
Xphe
Xspe
Xvib
Xpfe

Application
Air cooled exchangers and economizers
Refinery fired heaters
Shell-and-tube heat exchangers (all types)
Hairpin heat exchangers
Jacketed pipe (double-pipe) heat exchangers
Plate-and-frame heat exchangers
Spiral plate heat exchangers
Rigorous flow-induced vibration analysis
Plate-fin heat exchangers
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Working with PRO/II


Using PRO/II as source of thermodynamic and
physical properties
HTRI Property Generator
Component properties
Importing PRO/II files

Embedding heat exchanger unit operation in PRO/II


flowsheet
Direct link
CAPE-OPEN

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
User defined fluid
Simulation case
file

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HTRI Property Generator


User defined fluid

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HTRI Property Generator


User defined fluid

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HTRI Property Generator


User defined fluid

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HTRI Property Generator


User defined fluid

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HTRI Property Generator


User defined fluid

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
User defined
fluid
Simulation
case file

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
User defined
fluid
Simulation
case file

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
User defined
fluid
Simulation
case file

Component
properties

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
User defined
fluid
Simulation
case file

Component
properties

Fluid properties generated at run time


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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
Component
properties
Importing
PRO/II files

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
Component
properties
Importing
PRO/II files

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
Component
properties
Importing
PRO/II files

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
Component
properties
Importing
PRO/II files

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property
Generator
Component
properties
Importing
PRO/II files

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PRO/II as a source of fluid properties


HTRI Property Generator
Component properties
Importing PRO/II files
LNG unit operation (more than 2 streams)

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Embedding heat exchanger in PRO/II


Direct link
Air coolers (Xace)
Shell-and-tube heat exchangers (Xist)

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Embedding heat exchanger in PRO/II


Direct link
Air coolers (Xace)
Shell-and-tube heat exchangers (Xist)

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Embedding heat exchanger in PRO/II


Direct link
CAPE-OPEN

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Embedding heat exchanger in PRO/II


Direct link
CAPE-OPEN

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Embedding heat exchanger in PRO/II


Direct link
CAPE-OPEN (current)

Air cooler (Xace)


Economizer (Xace)
Shell and tube exchanger (Xist)
Plate and frame exchanger (Xphe)
Spiral plate exchanger (Xspe)

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Upcoming developments
Xchanger Suite 7 Service Pack 1
Adding CAPE-OPEN option for plate-fin exchangers
(Xpfe)
Support for CAPE-OPEN Thermo 1.1

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Embedding heat exchanger in PRO/II


Direct link
CAPE-OPEN (effective Nov 2013)

Air cooler (Xace)


Economizer (Xace)
Shell and tube exchanger (Xist)
Plate and frame exchanger (Xphe)
Spiral plate exchanger (Xspe)
Plate-fin exchanger (Xpfe)

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Summary
As an HTRI user, you can use PRO/II to generate fluid
properties
All Xchanger Suite modules
Multiple approaches

As a PRO/II user, you can use Xchanger Suite to


rigorously model a heat exchanger in your flowsheet
Direct link (air cooler & shell-and-tube)
CAPE-OPEN (air cooler, economizer, shell-and-tube, plateand-frame, plate-fin, spiral plate)

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