Liquid-to-Refrigerant Heat Exchangers
ASHRAE Technical Committee 8.5

Meeting Documents

Download documents from previous committee meetings below according to the appropriate society year. ASHRAE's society year begins on July 1 and ends June 30.

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2016-17

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2011-12

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Research

ASHRAE members have free access to research project final reports. Non-ASHRAE members can purchase research reports for $30 per article from the ASHRAE Bookstore found at this link.

Some completed research by this TC

RP-1394 -- Study of Carbon Dioxide Condensation in a Chevron Angle Plate Geometry Exchanger 
Researcher: Dr. Amir Jokar, Washington State University - Vancouver
ASHRAE Transactions, vol. 115, pt. 2, Louisville 2009, LO-09-057 (RP-1394)

RP-1345 -- Waterside Fouling Performance of Brazed-Plate Type Condensers in Cooling Tower Applications
Researcher: Dr. Lorenzo Cremaschi, Oklaholma State University
ASHRAE Transactions, Volume 118, Part 1, Chicago, IL, CH-12-033 (RP-1345)
ASHRAE Seminar Recording, 2012 Winter Conference, Chicago, IL, Seminar 34 -- HVAC&R Research Journal: Heat Exchangers
ASHRAE Seminar Recording, 2012 Winter Conference, Chicago, IL, Seminar 8-2 -- Effects of Various Factors on Heat Exchanger Performance

RP-1316 Experimental Evaluation of the Heat Transfer Impacts of Tube Pitch in a Highly Enhanced Surface Tube Bundle
Researcher: Dr. Steve Eckels, Kansas State University
HVAC&R Research Journal, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 193-206 (2013)
HVAC&R Research Journal, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 657-676 (2010)

RP-1205 Waterside Fouling Inside Smooth and Augmented Copper-Alloy Condenser Tubes in Cooling Tower Water Applications
Researcher: Dr. Louay M. Chamra, Mississippi State University

RP-1089 FLOODED EVAPORATION HEAT TRANSFER PERFORMANCE INVESTIGATION FOR TUBE BUNDLES INCLUDING THE EFFECTS OF OIL USING R-410A AND R-507A
Researcher: Dr. John Thome, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Papers:
ASHRAE Transactions Vol. 107, Part 1, pp. 903-918 (2001)
ASHRAE Transactions Vol. 107, Part 1, pp. 919-930 (2001)
HVAC&R Research Journal Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 33-51 (2004)
HVAC&R Research Journal Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 331-334 (2004)
HVAC&R Research Journal Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 441-457 (2004)
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 5-21 (2006)
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 10, pp. 20-29 (2006)

RP-984 EFFECTS OF INUNDATION AND MISCILE OIL UPON THE CONDENSATION HEAT TRANSFER PERFORMANCE OF R-134A
Researcher: Dr. Steve Eckels, Kansas State University
HVAC&R Research Journal Vol 9, No. 1, pp. 3-19 (2003)

RP-922 EHD ENHANCED CONDENSATE HEAT TRANSFER OF ALTERNATIVE REFRIGERANTS/REFRIGERANT MIXTURES FOR HVAC APPLICATIONS
Researcher: Dr. Michael Ohadi, University of Maryland

RP-857 APPLICABILITY, DESIGN ASPECTS AND LONG TERM EFFECTS OF EHD-ENHANCED HEAT TRANSFER OF ALTERNATE REFRIGERANTS/REFRIGERANT MIXTURES FOR HVAC APPLICATIONS
Researcher: Dr. Jamal Sayed-Yaoobi, Texas A&M University
Papers:
ASME Journal of Heat Transfer Vol 122 (May 2000)
7th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference HTD-Vol. 357-3, pp. 87-98 (June 1998)
Proceedings of Third International Conference on Multiphase Flow, Lyon, France (June 1998)
ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition HTD-Vol. 351,
pp. 187-196 (November 1997)
pp. 197-204 (November 1997)

RP-752 EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF HEAT TRANSFER IN WATER COOLED CONDENSERS AND DIRECT EXPANSION WATER COOLERS USING BRAZED PLATE HEAT EXCHANGERS
Researcher: Dr. Bill Stewart, University of Missouri - Kansas City

RP-751 EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF THE EFFECT OF OIL ON HEAT TRANSFER IN FLOODED EVAPORATORS WITH R-123, R-134A
Researcher: Dr. Parviz Payvar, Northern Illinois University
Papers: ASHRAE Transactions CH-99-03- #2 VOL.105 PT.1

RP-676 DETERMINATION OF SHELLSIDE CONDENSER BUNDLE HEAT TRANSFER DESIGN FACTORS FOR REFRIGERANT R-123 AND R-134A
Researcher: Dr. Michael Pate, Iowa State University
Papers:
ASHRAE Transactions #3806 VOL.100 PT.2 (1994)
ASHRAE Transactions #3807 VOL.100 PT.2 (1994)
ASHRAE Transactions #3808 VOL.100 PT.2 (1994)
ASHRAE Transactions #4009 VOL.102 PT.2 (1996)
ASHRAE Transactions #4010 VOL.102 PT.2 (1996)
ASHRAE Transactions #4024 VOL.103 PT.1 (1997)

RP-560 EVALUATION OF WATER-SIDE FOULING RESISTANCE IN FLOODED EVAPORATORS OF WATER CHILLING MACHINES
Researcher: Dr. Ralph L. Webb, Penn State University
Papers:
ASHRAE Transactions #3441 VOL.97 PT.1(1991)
ASHRAE Transactions #3606 VOL.98 PT.2 (1992)

RP-392 HEAT TRANSFER AND FLUID FLOW IN A FINNED TUBE, PHASE I, II, and III
Researcher: Dr. Ralph L. Webb, Penn State University
Papers:
ASHRAE Transactions #3238 VOL.95 PT.1(1989)
ASHRAE Transactions #3239 VOL.95 PT.1(1989)
ASHRAE Transactions #3443 VOL.97 PT.1(1991)
ASHRAE Transactions #3444 VOL.97 PT.1(1991)
HVAC&R Research Journal Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 35-47 (1995)
HVAC&R Research Journal Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 48-60 (1995)

RP-225 INFLUENCE OF NONCONDENSIBLES ON PERFORMANCE OF SHELL AND TUBE REFRIGERANT CONDENSERS
Researcher: Dr. Ralph L. Webb, Penn State University
Papers:
ASHRAE Transactions #2564 VOL.86 PT.1(1980)
ASHRAE Transactions #2590 VOL.86 PT.2(1980)
ASHRAE Transactions #2709 VOL.88 PT.2(1982)

GRP-106 WATER SIDE FOULING RESISTANCE INSIDE CONDENSER TUBES
Researcher: J.E. Knudsen, Oregon State University
Papers:
ASHRAE Transactions #2628 VOL.85 PT.1(1979)
ASHRAE Transactions #2591 VOL.86 PT.2(1980)

URP-5 STUDY OF TRANSIENT RESPONSE CHARACTERISTICS OF HEAT EXCHANGERS
Researcher: H.L. Harrison, University of Wisconsin
Papers:
ASHRAE Transactions #1841 VOL.69 PT.2(1963)
ASHRAE Transactions #1932 VOL.71 PT.1(1965)
ASHRAE Transactions #2052 VOL.73 PT.2(1967)

Presentations

Presentations from TC sponsored seminars can be downloaded here, if available.