A Compact Perforated-Plate Heat Exchanger

  • R. B. Fleming
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 14)


Claude-cycle cryogenic refrigerators require counterflow heat exchangers having an extremely high thermal effectiveness. Miniature systems also require very small heat exchanger volume, which is difficult to achieve along with high effectiveness. Such heat exchangers must possess all of the following characteristics.


Heat Exchanger Perforated Plate Longitudinal Conduction Compact Heat Exchanger Total Heat Exchanger 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. B. Fleming
    • 1
  1. 1.General Electric CompanySchenectadyUSA

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