|| List of recent Heat Exchanger-related patents
| Method for determining and tuning process characteristic parameters using a simulation system|
A process characteristic parameter determination system uses a process model and a tuning module to accurately determine a value for a process characteristic parameter within a plant without measuring the process characteristic parameter directly, and may operate on-line or while the process is running to automatically determine a correct value of the process characteristic parameter at any time during on-going operation of the process. The process characteristic parameter value, which may be a heat transfer coefficient value for a heat exchanger, can then be used to enable the determination of a more accurate simulation result and/or to make other on-line process decisions, such as process control decisions, process operational mode decisions, process maintenance decisions such as implementing a soot blowing operation, etc..
| Hrv/erv with improved air flow balancing and method of operating the same|
A heat and energy recovery ventilation unit for a building, having an inside and an outside. The unit including a main body having a fresh air inlet and an indoor air outlet on one side and a fresh air outlet and an indoor air inlet on the other side and having an air to air heat exchanger within the main body and connected to each of said inlets and outlets to define respective air flow passageways for each of said indoor air and said fresh air, the heat exchanger permitting heat and energy exchange between said indoor air and said fresh air.
| Fuel cell with improved thermal management|
A fuel cell including at least two stacks of electrochemical cells, a heat management system including a circuit for flowing a coolant into each of the stacks fed in parallel, and an outside circuit for flowing the coolant outside the stacks. The outside circuit includes a first subcircuit including a heat exchanger and a second subcircuit directly connected to an inlet of the inside circuit, and controlling valves for controlling flow of the coolant toward either or both subcircuits as a function of temperature of the coolant at an output of each of the stacks.
| Solid oxide fuel cell systems with hot zones having improved reactant distribution|
A solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) system having a hot zone with a center cathode air feed tube for improved reactant distribution, a cpox reactor attached at the anode feed end of the hot zone with a tail gas combustor at the opposing end for more uniform heat distribution, and a counter-flow heat exchanger for efficient heat retention.. .
| Method for preparation of active carbon by pyrolysis of organics|
A method of production of active carbon by pyrolysis of organic materials, includes pyrolysis unit, reforming unit, drying unit, purification unit, gas storage unit and high temperature regenerative combustion unit. Organic materials are subjected to pyrolysis reaction in pyrolysis unit to produce combustible gas, tar and char.
| Process for hydrogenating silicon tetrachloride to trichlorosilane|
The invention provides a process for hydrogenating silicon tetrachloride in a reactor, in which reactant gas containing hydrogen and silicon tetrachloride is heated to a temperature of greater than 900° c. At a pressure between 4 and 15 bar, first by means of at least one heat exchanger made from graphite and then by means of at least one heating element made from sic-coated graphite, the temperature of the heating elements being between 1150° c.
| Heat engine system with a supercritical working fluid and processes thereof|
Aspects of the invention disclosed herein generally provide heat engine systems and methods for generating electricity. In one configuration, a heat engine system contains a working fluid circuit having high and low pressure sides and containing a working fluid (e.g., sc-co2).
| Cogeneration apparatus|
In a cogeneration apparatus having a power generation unit equipped with a power generator, an internal combustion engine, and a hot water tank connected to the engine through a heat exchanger, there are provided a first pump provided at a flow channel connecting the engine to the heat exchanger and a second pump provided at a second flow channel connecting the heat exchanger to the hot water tank. A temperature of the engine cooling water heated by the engine and a temperature difference between the temperature and a temperature of the engine cooling water cooled by the heat exchanger is determined and based on the determined values, flow rates of the first and second pumps are controlled..
| Cup holder integrated with heating system in a motor vehicle|
A cup holder/heater plate integrated with heating system in a motor vehicle using exhaust gas heat for heating food/drink items. The heating system has a cup holder/heater plate provided in the console of the vehicle with a heater coil tube at bottom of said cup holder/heater plate.
| Thermostatically-controlled multi-mode coolant loops|
A heat transfer system is provided for a road vehicle having a passenger cabin. A primary branch includes a primary pump and a primary power plant.
| Air conditioner using cooling/dehumidifying energy recovery technology|
The present invention relates to an air conditioner. The air conditioner includes: a main body 10 having an intake hole 11 and a discharge hole 12; a heat exchanger 20 disposed within the main body 10 and installed downstream from the intake hole 11; a cooling coil 30 disposed within the main body 10 and installed downstream from the heat exchanger 20; a fan 40 disposed within the main body 10 and installed downstream from the cooling coil 30 to exhaust air within the main body 10 to an indoor space; and air passages 13a, 13b, 13c and 13d for introducing air passing through the cooling coil 30 again into the heat exchanger 20.
| Contamination barrier for heat exchangers|
A contamination barrier for protecting heat exchanger units, for example, condensers of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) systems. The contamination barrier includes a filtration media which allows particles small enough to pass through a condenser assembly to pass through the contamination barrier, while preventing larger particles from passing therethrough.
| Heat transfer enhancement for a condensing furnace|
A heat exchanger is provided including a plurality of heat exchanger tubes. A first fluid flows through each heat exchanger tube and a second fluid flows around an exterior of each heat exchanger tube.
| Air conditioner for vehicle|
An air conditioner for a vehicle includes a blower that generates blown air; a heating heat exchanger that heats the blown air by heat exchange between the blown air and a heat medium; a target temperature setup device that sets a target temperature for a passenger compartment in accordance with an operation performed by an occupant; and a control device that determines the availability factor of the blower in accordance with the temperature of the heat medium wherein the control device increases the availability factor of the blower as the target temperature increases.. .
| Condensate accumulation model for an engine heat exchanger|
Embodiments for controlling condensate in an engine heat exchanger are disclosed. In one example, a method for an engine comprises increasing exhaust gas recirculation (egr) flow responsive to condensation in an egr cooler.
| Intake system for an internal combustion engine|
An air intake system for delivering induction air to a cylinder head of an internal combustion engine, including an intake plenum assembly mounted to an intake manifold, wherein the intake manifold is mounted to the cylinder head and an airflow cooler module mounted to the intake plenum. The air intake system also includes a throttle body and heat exchanger disposed in the airflow cooler module between an induction air inlet of the airflow cooler module and the intake plenum, wherein an induction air flow path extends from the induction air inlet, through the heat exchanger and the intake plenum to the cylinder head of the internal combustion engine..
| In-bed solids control valve with improved reliability|
A non-mechanical valve arrangement for use with circulating fluidized bed (cfb) boilers has a cfb reaction chamber and a bubbling fluidized bed (bfb) within an enclosure in the lower portion of the cfb reaction chamber, the bfb containing an in-bed heat exchanger (ibhx). Solids flowing from the bfb enclosure to the cfb reaction chamber may be controlled using one or more non-mechanical valves.
| Tubular condensers having tubes with external enhancements|
Improvements in tubes, which increase the heat exchange capacity of tubular heat exchangers using the tubes, are described. These improvements involve the use of one or more external surface enhancements, optionally combined with an internal enhancement and/or differing tube geometries.
| Modular co2 refrigeration system|
A cascade co2 refrigeration system includes a medium temperature loop for circulating a medium refrigerant and a low temperature loop for circulating a co2 refrigerant. The medium temperature loop includes a heat exchanger having a first side and a second side.
| Outdoor unit of refrigeration system|
In an outdoor unit, first through third intermediate heat exchangers and an outdoor heat exchanger are disposed to stand along an air inlet of an outdoor casing, and the outdoor heat exchanger is located above the first through third intermediate heat exchangers.. .
| Device for the thermal conditioning of a passenger compartment of a vehicle|
A device for thermal conditioning includes a cooling fluid circuit, a heat transfer fluid circuit, and a fluid/fluid heat exchanger that is intended to enable thermal exchange between the cooling fluid and the heat transfer fluid. The cooling fluid circuit includes at least one compressor, a first outer heat exchanger through which an outer air flow passes and a first evaporator.
| System and method for heating combustor fuel|
A system for heating combustor fuel includes a turbine exhaust plenum and a heat exchanger downstream from the turbine exhaust plenum. The heat exchanger has an exhaust inlet, an exhaust outlet, a fuel inlet, and a fuel outlet.
| Supercritical carbon dioxide power cycle for waste heat recovery|
Aspects of the invention disclosed herein generally provide heat engine systems and methods for recovering energy, such as by generating electricity from thermal energy. In one configuration, a heat engine system contains a working fluid (e.g., sc-co2) within a working fluid circuit, two heat exchangers configured to be thermally coupled to a heat source (e.g., waste heat), two expanders, two recuperators, two pumps, a condenser, and a plurality of valves configured to switch the system between single/dual-cycle modes.
| Bypass and throttle valves for a supercritical working fluid circuit|
Aspects of the invention disclosed herein generally provide heat engine systems and methods for recovering energy, such as by generating electricity from thermal energy. Generally, the heat engine system has a working fluid circuit containing a working fluid (e.g., sc-co2) for absorbing thermal energy from the heat source stream via a heat exchanger.
| Thermal energy storage|
Thermal energy storage is leveraged to store thermal energy extracted from a bottom cycle heat engine. The thermal energy stored in the thermal energy storage is used to supplement power generation by the bottom cycle heat engine.
| System and method for heating fuel in a combined cycle gas turbine|
A system for heating fuel in a combined cycle gas turbine includes a fuel heat exchanger downstream from a turbine outlet, and the fuel heat exchanger has an exhaust gas inlet, an exhaust gas outlet, a fuel inlet, and a fuel outlet. A first exhaust gas plenum has a first exhaust gas inlet connection between the turbine outlet and a heat exchanger and a first exhaust gas outlet connection upstream from the exhaust gas inlet.
|Process and system for producing synthetic crude oil from offshore produced fluids containing high co2 content|
A system and process for producing synthetic crude oil from produced fluids of an oil well is disclosed. The system comprises a separation plant for producing an associated gas stream from produced fluids a membrane unit comprising a plurality of polymer membranes to provide a co2 enriched permeate stream and a co2 depleted product gas stream, a gas conversion plant for converting the co2 depleted product gas stream into a synthetic crude oil and a heat exchanger adding heat to the associated gas stream so that the membrane unit operates at a temperature of at least 80° c.
|Oven with recirculation of combustion exhaust gases|
An oven includes a cooking chamber, a gas-fired heat exchanger external of the cooking chamber and a flow path for circulating air from the cooking chamber past the heat exchanger to pick-up heat and then back to the cooking chamber under operation of a blower. A first combustion path gas flow path runs from the heat exchanger to an exhaust system for delivering combustion path gases away from the oven, and a second combustion path gas flow path runs from the heat exchanger to the cooking chamber for delivering combustion path gases into the cooking chamber.
|Application of electric heat coil in fan unit|
An electric heat coil assembly for use adjacent a heat exchanger assembly in a fan coil unit is provided including at least one electric heat coil. A mount plate supports the at least one electric heat coil such that the at least one electric heat coil extends from the mount plate.
|Pneumatic powertrain for an automotive vehicle|
A pneumatic vehicle is provided with a chassis, wheels, a compressed air tank, a heat exchanger to heat the compressed air, and an air motor driven by the heated air and connected to at least one wheel. A pneumatic vehicle is provided with a chassis, wheels, a compressed air tank, and an air motor driven by the compressed air and connected to a wheel.
|Heating and cooling system for occupants of the rear portion of a vehicle|
A heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) system configured for use in a vehicle to provide a perceived comfortable thermal environment to an occupant seated in a rear portion of a vehicle cabin. A heat exchanger provides a first airstream characterized as having a first temperature to an air moving device configured to generate a second airstream characterized as having a second temperature.
A heat exchanger having an improved distribution structure in which one inlet pipe is connected to a header which is partitioned into a first sub-chamber in which a refrigerant flows through the inlet pipe and a second sub-chamber in which tubes communicate with each other, and a distribution pipe is installed at the header and causes the first sub-chamber and the second sub-chamber to communicate so that the refrigerant in the first sub-chamber can be distributed to the tubes. The distribution pipe can pass through and can be combined with a partitioning baffle that is combined with the header to partition a chamber of the header into the first sub-chamber and the second sub-chamber..
|Brazable component and heat exchanger comprising same|
The brazable component for the circulation of a fluid in a heat exchanger, in particular for a motor vehicle, according to the invention, comprises an aluminum alloy core 4. It further comprises a pure aluminum protective layer 8 placed against the core 4..
|Indoor unit of air conditioner and method of controlling the same|
An indoor unit of an air conditioner has an improved discharge structure of air. The indoor unit of an air conditioner includes a panel which defines an external appearance thereof and has an opening, a mixed flow fan which is located within the panel, a heat exchanger unit which is located rearward of the mixed flow fan, an inlet port which is located rearward of the heat exchanger unit so that air is suctioned from rearward of the heat exchanger unit to be introduced into the mixed flow fan, an outlet port which is exposed forward of the panel through the opening so that the air passing though the mixed flow fan is discharged through a front portion of the panel, and a plurality of circular louvers to open and close the outlet port by moving outwards from a center of the outlet port..
A heat exchanger for a motor vehicle is provided having at least one block formed by tubes arranged parallel to one another and by fins arranged between the tubes. The tubes form multiple first flow ducts through which a first fluid can flow.
Disclosed is a coolant cooler having a block formed by tubes arranged parallel to one another and by fins arranged between the tubes, wherein the tubes form multiple first flow ducts through which a first fluid can flow, wherein the regions between the tubes form multiple second flow ducts through which a second fluid can flow around the tubes, a first collecting box on which a first fluid inlet is arranged, a second collecting box on which a first fluid outlet is arranged, wherein the first flow ducts are in fluid communication with a first cooling circuit via the first fluid inlet, the first fluid outlet and collecting boxes, wherein the first or second collecting box has a second fluid inlet and a second fluid outlet, wherein the second fluid inlet, the respective collecting box and the second fluid outlet are in fluid communication with a second cooling circuit.. .
|Heat exchanger for vehicle|
A heat exchanger for a vehicle is provided on the air-conditioning pipe between a compressor and an expansion valve in an air conditioning system, and may include: a heat exchanger unit alternately formed with first and second flow paths in an inner portion in which a refrigerant is condensed through a heat exchange of a refrigerant and a working fluid; first and second inlets formed to flow in the refrigerant and the working fluid into the inner portion; first and second outlets each formed on another side of the heat exchanger unit to exhaust the refrigerant and the working fluid; and a noise reducing unit provided on one side of the heat exchanger unit to reduce noise and vibration generated when the refrigerant supplied from the compressor is moved.. .
|Heat exchanger and retention element|
Heat exchanger and a retention element for the heat exchanger, the retention element having a receiving region and a spacing element, and the receiving region at least partially receiving the heat exchanger, wherein the receiving region has a contour which substantially corresponds to an outer contour of the heat exchanger, the receiving region having fixing means, by means of which the retention element can be fixed to the heat exchanger, the spacing element protruding outwards from the retention element and protruding beyond the outer contour of the heat exchanger.. .
|Modular, fluid thermal transfer device|
A modular thermal panel can include a heat exchanger having connected top and bottom plates with channels formed there between for receiving a heat exchange fluid. An architectural tile (e.g., a paver, stone, acoustic tile, or any other architectural element) can rest on the top of the modular thermal panel, while an insulator panel is positioned below the modular thermal panel.
|Refrigeration cycle device and air-conditioning apparatus|
A refrigeration cycle device selectively performs a heating operation and a cooling operation. The refrigeration cycle device includes: a compressor that suctions a refrigerant and compresses the refrigerant; a first heat exchanger, a second heat exchanger, a third heat exchanger, and a fourth heat exchanger each of which exchanges heat with the refrigerant; an ejector that includes a refrigerant inlet port, a refrigerant suction port, and a refrigerant outlet port; a controller that is connected between the first heat exchanger and the second heat exchanger and configured to control a flow rate of the refrigerant; and a switching device configured to perform switching of a flow path of the refrigerant in both the heating and cooling operations..
|Expansion valve for a vapour compression system with reversible fluid flow|
The expansion valve (16) is suitable for use in a vapour compression system (1) being capable of selectively operating in air condition mode or heat pump mode, and where reversal of refrigerant flow is therefore necessary. The expansion valve (16) automatically ensures that expanded refrigerant is supplied to a relevant heat exchanger (3, 4), thereby ensuring proper operation of the vapour compression system in air condition mode as well as in heat pump mode..
|Vehicular heat pump system and control method|
A vehicular heat pump system may have two inside heat exchangers within an hvac module, and may operate in mild cooling and mild heating modes. In mild cooling mode, a first isolation valve and a second isolation valve are fully open and closed, respectively, to direct the refrigerant flow to the first inside heat exchanger only.
|Humidity collector apparatus|
A device that collects water vapor, from the ambient air, through condensation or deposition, on the surface of its unique heat exchangers, which are embodied with opposing intertwined and alternating refrigeration circuits. In a dual refrigeration circuit/dual heat exchanger configuration, one refrigeration circuit is responsible for freezing heat exchanger a and heating heat exchanger b while the other refrigeration circuit is responsible for heating heat exchanger a and freezing heat exchanger b.
|Method and apparatus for operating ducted fumehoods with increased energy efficiency|
Passing exhaust air from the ducted fumehood through a heat exchanger, and passing other air through the heat exchanger, so as transfer heat content from the exhaust air to the other air, or to transfer heat content from the other air to the exhaust air, so as to temperature-condition the other air.. .
|Personal safety system and process for the operation of a personal safety system|
A personal safety system in the form of a refuge chamber includes at least one main room and a cooling device provided for cooling the ambient air of the main room in the form of a co2 cooling system (10). The co2 cooling system (10) has a heat exchanger (28) and a first and a second pressure reducer (20, 32) upstream and downstream of heat exchanger (28), respectively.
|Redundant cooling for fluid cooled systems|
A fluid cooled system includes a first heat generating component. A first airflow pathway directs a first flow of air across a first heat exchanger.
|Heat engine and heat to electricity systems and methods with working fluid mass management control|
Aspects of the disclosure generally provide a heat engine system and a method for regulating a pressure and an amount of a working fluid in a working fluid circuit during a thermodynamic cycle. A mass management system may be employed to regulate the working fluid circulating throughout the working fluid circuit.
|Thermal energy system and method for its operation|
The present invention relates to a thermal energy system (1) that includes at least one exchanger module (100, 200, 300) that includes at least one heat exchanger (110a, 110b, 210a, 210b, 310a, 310b), in particular two heat exchangers, each module including at least a first circuit (140a, 140b, 240a, 240b, 340a, 340b) for a first fluid traversing, in a regular mode of operation, through the heat exchanger in a main flow direction, a second circuit for a second fluid for exchanging thermal energy between the first fluid and the second fluid, and at least one pump (160, 260, 360) including a fluid drive device (162, 262, 362) for driving the first fluid in the main flow direction, characterised in that the drive device is arranged, along the main flow direction, upstream of the heat exchanger. In addition, the invention relates to the application of such a system in ocean thermal energy conversion systems..
|Battery system with heat exchanger|
A battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical cells arranged in a first row and a second row offset from the first row. The battery module also includes a heat exchanger configured to allow a fluid to flow through the heat exchanger.
|Apparatus and method of operating a turbine assembly|
A method of operating a turbine assembly is provided. The method includes receiving a flow of air at a filter house that includes a first heat exchanger.
|Foam heat exchanger for hot melt adhesive or other thermoplastic material dispensing apparatus|
A foam heat exchanger, for use in connection with hot melt adhesive or other thermoplastic material dispensing applicators, comprises a foam having an open cell reticulated foam structure. Due to the open cell reticulated structure of the foam, the surface area of the foam heat exchanger, with which the air comes into contact, is significantly increased.
|Gas laser having a heat exchanger|
A gas laser includes a fan for producing a flow of a laser gas and a heat exchanger including multiple heat exchanger pipes. The heat exchanger further includes two end plates to which the multiple heat exchanger pipes are secured at the opposing ends thereof.
|Integrated blower diffuser and heat exchanger for electronics enclosure|
An electronics enclosure has a blower and diffuser received within an enclosure. Electronic components are also received within the enclosure.
|Electronic device having passive cooling|
An electronic device is provided that includes a base having a first side and a second side, and a lid having a first side and a second side. The electronic device may also include a heat exchanger provided at the base.
|Heat exchanger and production method thereof|
The heat exchanger he comprising a case 2 housing a plurality of heat transfer tubes 1 and a header 3 having a hollow main body 30 with an open edge 33. A side wall 21 of the case 2 is provided with a bulging portion 22 having a cylindrical circumferential wall 22a bulging out of the case 2 and an end wall 22b which blocks a tip portion of the circumferential wall 22a.
|Cold-storage heat exchanger|
A cold storage heat exchanger includes multiple refrigerant tubes having therein refrigerant passages. The refrigerant tubes are arranged to provide a clearance therebetween.
The invention relates to a heat exchanger with a first and a second collecting tank, with at least one tube arranged between the two collecting tanks, each having a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet. At least one tube end is in fluid communication with a collecting tank and is connected to the collecting tank via a form-fitting and/or integrally bonded connection, wherein the opening is surrounded by an opening edge..
|Heat transfer element for a rotary regenerative heat exchanger|
A rotary regenerative heat exchanger  employs heat transfer elements  shaped to include notches , which provide spacing between adjacent elements , and undulations (corrugations) [165,185] in the sections between the notches 150. The elements  described herein include undulations [165,185] that differ in height and/or width.
|Heat exchanger element, manufacturing method therefor, and heat exchanger|
A heat exchanger element includes at least two honeycomb structures arranged serially and each including a cell structural portion having cells separated and formed by partition walls containing sic and functioning as passages which extend from one end face to the other end face and which a first fluid passes through, and an outer peripheral wall disposed on the outer periphery of the cell structural portion. The first fluid passes through the cells of the honeycomb structures without leaking out of the cells or mixing.
|System and method for cooling a hover-capable aircraft transmission|
A system for cooling a transmission of a hover-capable aircraft, the system having: a stator; a heat exchanger connectable thermally to the transmission; a fan for creating a current of a first heat-carrying fluid from the heat exchanger to the fan itself, to remove heat from the heat exchanger; a rotary member, which rotates about an axis to rotate an impeller of the fan about the axis; and a bearing supporting the rotary member for rotation about the axis; the system also having cooling means for cooling the bearing, and in turn having conducting means for conducting a current of a second heat-carrying fluid along a path from an outside environment, external to the bearing, to and to cool the bearing itself.. .
|Heat exchanger device|
A heat exchange device is presented, the device comprises one or more channels having inlet and outlet ports configured to direct flow of a predetermined fluid to and from said one or more channels. Said one or more channels of the device comprise at least one channel having at least one orifice of a predetermined hydraulic diameter configured such that a flow of said predetermined fluid through said orifice and through said channel thereby generating a vortex ring-like fashion of the flow within the channel to provide efficient heat transfer by the fluid..
Heat exchanger having a housing, having a first fluid port and having a second fluid port, wherein the housing is in fluid communication with a fluid source via the fluid ports, wherein the housing can be traversed by a flow of a fluid, wherein the housing is of multi-part design and has a housing upper part and a housing lower part, wherein the housing upper part and/or the housing lower part has a base region and an at least partially encircling turned-up edge region, wherein housing the two parts are formed from a plastic or a fiber composite material.. .
Heat exchanger having a first collecting box and having a second collecting box, having at least one tube arranged between the two collecting boxes, wherein a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet are provided which are arranged individually on in each case one of the collecting boxes or on a single one of the collecting boxes, wherein the tube is received at the ends in an opening in in each case one of the collecting boxes and is in fluid communication with the collecting boxes, wherein the opening is surrounded by an opening edge whose contour corresponds to the outer contour of the tube, and in that the opening is designed such that the opening cross section narrows toward the interior of the collecting box and the tube can be inserted, under preload at the circumference, into the opening.. .
Heat exchanger (1) having a housing (9), having a first fluid port (6, 7) and having a second fluid port (7, 6), wherein the housing (9) is in fluid communication with a fluid source via the first fluid port (6, 7) and the second fluid port (7, 6) and can be traversed by a flow of a fluid, characterized in that the housing (9) is of multi-part design and is formed by a housing upper part (3) and a trough-like housing lower part (2), wherein the housing lower part (2) has a base region (7) and an at least partially encircling turned-up edge region (6), wherein the housing upper part (3) or the housing lower part (2) is formed from a plastic and the respective other housing part (3, 2) is formed from a plastic, a metallic material or a fiber composite material.. .
Heat exchanger having a housing, having a fluid inlet and having a fluid outlet, wherein the heat exchanger is in fluid communication via the fluid inlet and the fluid outlet with a fluid circuit, having a flow-guiding element in the interior of the housing, wherein the housing is formed from a substantially planar housing upper part and a substantially trough-like housing lower part, wherein the housing lower part has a base region and an encircling side wall, wherein the housing lower part is formed by a supporting structure and an encasement and the supporting structure is at least partially surrounded by the encasement, wherein the supporting structure is formed from a metallic material, and the encasement is formed substantially from a plastic, wherein the housing upper part is formed from a plastic and the housing lower part is connected to the housing upper part substantially by means of plastic-on-plastic contact.. .
Heat exchanger having a housing, having a first fluid connection and a second fluid connection, the housing being in fluid communication with a fluid circuit, and a fluid flowing through said housing, by means of said fluid connections, wherein the housing a housing upper part and a housing lower part, wherein the housing lower part can be connected to the housing upper part by a connecting element by means of an interlocking and/or cohesive connection, wherein the connecting element has a large number of stud-like elements which are connected to one another by means of connecting crosspieces, wherein the connecting element has an at least partially circumferential edge, and at least the stud-like elements and/or the edge are/is in contact with the housing upper part and/or the housing lower part.. .
A device for exchanging heat between the two fluid streams is disclosed. The device includes parallel heat exchange tubes arranged in an annular pattern, the first and second ends of the tubes being coupled to first and second halves of a core housing configured to channel the first gas stream through the heat exchange tubes between a first intake formed on the first half of the core housing and a first exhaust formed on the second half of the core housing.
|Connecting system for a heat exchanger|
Connecting system for a heat exchanger, the housing of which is formed by a housing top part and a housing bottom part, wherein the connecting system has a first and a second connecting element, by means of which the housing bottom part is connected to the housing top part by a positive and/or material connection.. .
|Energy efficient thermally dynamic building design and method|
A heating and cooling system for a building having a passive source of heat energy, a heat sink reservoir to store heat energy in, and a first heat exchange system operating a temperature of 15 degrees celsius or less and being operatively connected to said reservoir. There is a second heat exchange system operating at a temperature of above 15 degrees celsius which is also operatively connected to the heat sink reservoir and a thermal mass wall which is connected to the heat exchanger systems.
|Cooling system for a motor vehicle or for a stationary internal combustion engine|
A cooling system for a motor vehicle or for an internal combustion engine includes: at least one heat exchanger, having an inlet and an outlet for a medium to be cooled and an inlet and an outlet for coolant air; at least one fan connected upstream of the heat exchanger; and a connection channel, which is arranged between the fan and heat exchanger, for conveying coolant air to the heat exchanger. A branch line is connected to the connection line or between the individual heat exchangers and removes a partial flow of the coolant air therefrom.
|Multifunctional refrigerant container and method of operating such a refrigerant container|
A refrigerant container, which is in particular suitable for use in a cooling system designed for operation with a two-phase refrigerant, includes a receiving space for receiving a refrigerant that is disposed in an interior of the refrigerant container. Disposed in the receiving space of the refrigerant container is a heat exchanger allowing passage of a further refrigerant therethrough and being configured to remove heat from refrigerant in the liquid and/or gaseous state of aggregation that is received in the receiving space in order to supercool the refrigerant and/or convert the refrigerant to the liquid state of aggregation..
|Refrigerating and air-conditioning apparatus|
A refrigerating and air-conditioning apparatus includes multiple refrigeration cycles each including a compressor, a four-way valve, an indoor heat exchanger, a pressure reducing device, and an outdoor heat exchanger which are connected by a pipe, each refrigeration cycle being configured to be capable of performing a cooling operation and a heating operation, an outdoor fan configured to send air for heat exchange with the outdoor heat exchangers of the refrigeration cycles, multiple indoor fans arranged corresponding to the respective indoor heat exchangers of the refrigeration cycles, and a controller configured to defrost the outdoor heat exchanger of the at least one refrigeration cycle, control a rotation speed of the indoor fan corresponding to the refrigeration cycle performing the defrosting operation such that a temperature of air mixed by air-sending through the indoor fans reaches a predetermined temperature.. .
|Cryocooler-based gas scrubber|
A cryocooler-based gas scrubber, or cryocooler-based gas purifier, utilizes the cooling power of a cryocooler to cool and condense cryogen gas forming coalesced impurities which are then filtered through a filter matrix, such as for example a fiberglass filter matrix. The scrubber may further comprise a counter-flow heat exchanger for warming the purified gas prior to dispensing at an outlet for storage or consumption..
|Gas turbine engine|
A cooling system for a gas turbine engine (10). The system is comprises a fuel air heat exchanger (78) comprising a fuel passage (80) in thermal contact with an engine cooling air passage (82).
|Fuel heating system for a power plant and method of heating fuel|
A fuel heating system for a power plant includes an exhaust structure having an interior region for receiving an exhaust gas therein. Also included is a fluid injection arrangement comprising a first fluid duct for transferring a fluid, the first fluid duct extending at least partially throughout the interior region of the exhaust structure for heating the fluid.
|Heat recovery steam generator and power plant|
A heat recovery steam generator has a plurality of heat exchangers, including superheaters 28, 30, an evaporator 32 and an economizer 34, disposed in a duct 27 along the flow direction of an exhaust gas 25 from a gas turbine 14, and generates steam by utilizing the exhaust gas 25 from the gas turbine 14. The heat recovery steam generator includes: auxiliary combustors 50, 52, each disposed upstream of one of the heat exchangers, for heating the exhaust gas by means of burners; and an air supply device for supplying air to the burners of the auxiliary combustor 52 from the outside of the duct..
|Heat exchanger, methods therefor and a nuclear fission reactor system|
A heat exchanger, methods therefor and a nuclear fission reactor system. The heat exchanger comprises a heat exchanger body defining an exit plenum chamber therein shaped for uniform flow of a hot primary heat transfer fluid through the chamber.
|Stacking apparatus and manufacturing apparatus for flattened tube fins|
There is provided a stacking apparatus for stacking flattened tube fins, each having a cutaway portion through which a heat exchanger flattened tube is inserted, formed from one side to the other side in a width direction, the stacking apparatus including a stack pin to be inserted into the cutaway portion, and the stack pin has a swing-preventing structure.. .