1
GATE ME 2009
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
In a parallel flow heat exchanger operating under steady state, the heat capacity rates (product of specific heat at constant pressure and mass flow rate) of the hot and cold fluid are equal. The hot fluid, flowing at $$1kg/sec$$ with $$sp.$$ heat $$= 4kJ/kgK,$$ enters the heat exchanger at $${102^ \circ }C$$ while the cold fluid has an inlet temperature of $${15^ \circ }C$$. The overall heat transfer coefficient for the heat exchanger is estimated to be $$1\,\,kW/{m^2}K$$ and the corresponding heat transfer surface area is $$5{m^2}$$. Neglect heat transfer between the heat exchanger and the ambient.

The heat exchanger is characterized by the following relation $$2\varepsilon = 1 - Exp\left( { - 2NTU} \right).$$ The exit temp (in $$^ \circ C$$) for the cold fluid is

A
$$45$$
B
$$55$$
C
$$65$$
D
$$75$$
2
GATE ME 2008
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
The $$LMTD$$ of a counter flow heat exchanger is $${20^ \circ }C$$. The cold fluid enters at $${20^ \circ }C$$ and the hot fluid enters at $${100^ \circ }C$$. Mass flow rate of the cold fluid is twice that of the hot fluid. specific heat at constant pressure of the fluid is twice that of the cold fluid. The exit temperature of the cold fluid is
A
$${40^ \circ }C$$
B
$${60^ \circ }C$$
C
$${80^ \circ }C$$
D
can not be determined
3
GATE ME 2007
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
In a counter flow heat exchanger, hot fluid enters at $${65^ \circ }C$$ and cold fluid leaves at $${30^ \circ }C.$$ mass flow rate of the hot fluid is $$1$$ $$Kg/s$$ and that of cold fluid is $$2$$ $$kg/s$$. Specific heat of the hot fluid is $$10$$ $$kgK$$ and that of cold fluid is $$5$$ $$kj/kgK.$$ The $$LMTD$$ for the heat ecchanger is
A
$$15$$
B
$$30$$
C
$$35$$
D
$$45$$
4
GATE ME 2005
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
Hot oil is cooled from $${80^ \circ }C$$ to $${50^ \circ }C$$ in an oil cooler which uses air as the coolant. The air temperature rises from $${30^ \circ }C$$ to $${40^ \circ }C$$. the designer uses a $$LMTD$$ value of $${26^ \circ }C$$. the type of heat exchanger is
A
parallel flow
B
double pipe
C
counter flow
D
cross flow
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