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updated hitran.sp software release – v5-60

hiTRAN.SP and updated plug-in for HTRI Xchanger Suite® and Aspen EDR

CALGAVIN LTD is pleased to announce the new release of hiTRAN.SP V5.60.

This release supersedes release V5.5x, which will expire by the 1st of May this year, the new release will work until 31th May 2019.

The update comprises a revised standalone software version to calculate the tube side heat transfer and pressure drop in hiTRAN enhanced tubular exchangers (hiTRAN.SP V5.6.0). It comprises also the software plug-in for HTRI Xchanger Suite® and also the plug-in for Aspen EDR software.
During the installation process, plug-in and standalone software are installed.
The changes made to the software can be summarized as follows:

Heat Transfer for low reynolds number fluids

Updated experimental results from our high viscous test facility, shown in the photo below, for heat transfer and pressure drop for high Prandtl number fluids (up to 11000) are implemented in this new software release.

CALGAVIN R&D Lab

CALGAVIN R&D Lab

Correlations for Reynolds number range from 0.5 to about 90 for the 1’’ tube range are updated and verified with experimental data. Most of the data is in line with previous releases.

hiTRAN.SP standalone

hiTRAN.SP Splash Screen v5.6

hiTRAN.SP Splash Screen v5.6

Calculations for heat transfer and pressure drop are based on the same calculation engines as for the plug-in.

Aspen EDR

The plug-in is fully tested for Aspen EDR Versions of AirCooled and Shell&Tube up to version 9.0. Correlations for heat transfer and pressure drop are mainly unchanged compared to the previous software version. Changes were made to correlations in the low Reynolds number range for 1’’ tube diameters
The calculated hiTRAN Part number will differ in terms of displayed software version which is shown in the example below:

hiTRAN Part number in Aspentech

hiTRAN Part number in Aspentech

The updated dll version number (V 1.60) for the Aspen EDR hiTRAN plug-in, is displayed within the part number as /1.60/. When performing [Find Optimum Insert] calculations with the updated plug-in, this entry will show /1.60/, indicating that the calculation was performed with the updated plug-in.

HTRI Xchanger Suite ®

The newly revised plug-in will be fully compatible with HTRI Xchanger Suite® V7 [SP1;SP2and SP3] and also V6 SP 3. Please note that the hiTRAN plug-in is not integrated in HTRI Xchanger Suite® V7 without Service Pack installed.
The plug-in is fully tested for HTRI Xist, Xace, Xjpe and Xhpe. Correlations for heat transfer and pressure drop are mainly unchanged compared to the previous software version. Changes were made to correlations in the low Reynolds number range for 1’’ tube diameters. The calculated hiTRAN Part number will differ in terms of displayed software version which is shown in the example below:

HiTRAN Results screenshot

HiTRAN Results screenshot

The updated dll version number (V 1.60) for the HTRI XchangerSuite plug-in is displayed within the part number as /1.60/. When performing hiTRAN rating calculations without specified part number this entry will show /1.60/, indicating that the calculation was performed with the updated plug-in.