Chen, C-C.

CTCI, Corp., Taipei, Taiwan

Chung-Cheng Chen is a Principal Equipment Engineer in the Mechanical and Equipment Engineering Department at CTCI Corp. He has 15 yr of experience in the refining and petrochemical industries, and holds an MEng degree in mechanical engineering from National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.

Use CFD analysis to evaluate the impact of hot air recirculation on air-cooled heat exchangers

Chen, C-C., CTCI, Corp.

Air-cooled heat exchangers are widely used in the petroleum, petrochemical, natural gas and other industries for cooling purposes. In contrast to a water-cooled system, which consists of a traditional shell-and-tube heat exchanger and a cooling tower, an air-cooled heat exchanger uses ambient air as the main cooling medium.