Calculation of the Efficiency of Regenerative Air Heat Exchanger with Intermediate Heat Carrier


  • V. Yu. Borodulin Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia
  • M. I. Nizovtsev Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia



The study deals with a new regenerative air heat exchanger with an intermediate heat carrier used in the systems of room ventilation. A physical and mathematical model of the heat transfer process is proposed. The influence of design and operating parameters on the temperature efficiency of the heat exchanger is analyzed. The possibility of a significant increase in its efficiency with a decrease in the packing diameter is shown. As a result of calculations, it was found that with a decrease in the filling height, the maximum temperature efficiency shifted towards a decrease in the air flow rate from its value determined from the equality of water equivalents of liquid and air.


Ventilation, Heat exchanger with intermediate heat carrier, Packed column, Computational model, Temperature efficiency


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