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


This chapter briefs the importance of performance evaluation criteria in the design of heat exchangers for single-phase flow and two-phase flow. The objectives and constraints in developing different performance evaluation criteria have been discussed.


Compact heat exchanger Performance evaluation criteria Constraints Objectives LMTD Surface area Pumping power 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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