CheCalc

Chemical engineering calculations to assist process, plant operation and maintenance engineers.

Jacketed Vessel Heat Transfer

Estimates overall heat transfer coefficient for a vessel with an agitator along with heating/cooling medium flowing in jacket, jacket with spiral or half pipe coil.
Data
ft
inch
Result
Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient (U)

 1/U = 1/ho + fj + x/k + fv + 1/hi


Jacket
inch
US gpm
h.ft².°F/BTU
Properties

lb/ft³
cP
BTU/lb.°F
BTU/lb.°F
cP
Jacket Side Calculation

Vessel
inch
rpm
h.ft².°F/BTU
Properties

lb/ft³
cP
BTU/lb.°F
BTU/lb.°F
cP
Vessel Side Calculation