The software is user friendly and can be used to make preliminary sizing calculations that will help to give a clear outlook of the initial design.
- Ability to use to different units of measurement, SI units and English (US) units
- Unit Converter includes 23 measurements units with 200-unit conversion
- Calculation of Duty, Area, Tube length.
- Calculation of number of tubes
- Calculation of Shell Diameter by iteration
- Calculation of Weir height
- Calculation of Nucleate pool boiling heat transfer coefficient using four different correlations, an option to enter the value is also available.
- Calculation of tube side heat transfer coefficient using two different correlations, an option to enter the value is also available.
- Calculation of Velocities on the tube and shell side
- Calculation of Maximum allowable vapour velocity on the shell side
- Calculation of the Maximum critical flux using three different correlations
- Calculation of Shell side Heat Flux
- Calculation of Number of Vapour nozzles
- Calculation of Prandtl number on shell and tube sides and Reynolds number for the tube side
- Calculation of Required/Clean/Fouled Overall Heat transfer coefficients
- Calculation of over surface and over design.
- Calculation of Tube side pressure drop
- The ability to calculate unknown mass flow rate
- Calculate the scale resistance (dirt factor)
- Advisory design notice
- Ability to import properties to Shell/Tube sides form Microsoft Excel
- Compare unlimited different cases in one window
- Save/Load results. Set default units of measurements.
- Generate/Print Results summary and export it to Ms Word and paste it to whichever suitable
- Estimate the Physical properties of pure components for more than 1450 components; the database has the ability to estimate Thermal Conductivity, Density, Heat Capacity and Viscosity. The database also included critical properties, boiling and melting points and come as a standalone interface but easily integrated with the software.
- Estimate mixture properties. (ALL ESTIMATION METHODS CURRENTLY SUPPORT LIQUIDS ONLY)
- Ability to add your own properties in the additional user databases.
- Fouling factors, Overall heat transfer coefficients and film heat transfer coefficients included.
- A second database available at a discount during purchase of this software. Check out PhysPro Fluid Properties
The demo version will function with only 5 examples provided in the demo
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KRD needs the following computer configuration to run:
Target operating system: Windows 10
The software will also work on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1
Microsoft.NET framework 4.0 client profile