Fouling on Various Types of Enhanced Heat Transfer Surfaces

  • Sujoy Kumar Saha
  • Hrishiraj Ranjan
  • Madhu Sruthi Emani
  • Anand Kumar Bharti
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


Fouling on various types of enhanced heat transfer surfaces has been discussed in this chapter. Fouling fundamentals in respect of liquids and gas flow have been considered in detail. Liquid fouling in internally finned tubes, rough tubes, plate-fin geometry and fouling in plate heat exchanger is an important consideration. Modelling of fouling in enhanced tubes and correlations for fouling in rough tubes have been dealt with adequately.


Precipitation fouling Particulate fouling Corrosion fouling Biofouling Fouling factor Modelling Correlations 


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  • Sujoy Kumar Saha
    • 1
  • Hrishiraj Ranjan
    • 1
  • Madhu Sruthi Emani
    • 1
  • Anand Kumar Bharti
    • 1
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentIndian Institute of Engineering, Science & Technology, ShibpurHowrahIndia

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