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Table 1 Comparison of the numerical analysis with the experimental results

From: Numerical and heat transfer analysis of shell and tube heat exchanger with circular and elliptical tubes

Reynolds number Inlet temp (K) Heat transfer (watts) Percent of error
Cold fluid Hot fluid Value by expt Value by numbers
4418 298 348 3419.85 3691.38 7.93
10,733 298 348 6799.85 7170.84 5.45
15,640 298 348 9018.42 9485.87 5.18
20,132 298 348 10164.25 10965.60 7.8