Unified Wilson Plot Method for Determining Heat Transfer Correlations for Heat Exchangers

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Teresa B. Styrylska, Agnieszka A. Lechowska

Cracow University of Technology, Institute of Thermal Engineering, ul. Warszawska 24, 31-155 Kraków, Poland

J. Heat Transfer 125(4), 752-756 (Jul 17, 2003) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1576810 History: Received May 16, 2001; Revised February 24, 2003; Online July 17, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
The comparison of measured and estimated values of U using the unified Wilson plot method



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