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Cryogenic Engineering: Software Solutions Part-V A

Storage-Insulations-fluid transfer -Theory+Problems(Mathcad)

Language:  English
Topics covered: Cryogenic fluid storage, Insulations and fluid transfer. Functions/ Procedures, written in Mathcad and EES, simplify the calculations. Should be useful to all working on cryogenics.
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This book deals with: Cryogenic fluid storage, Insulations and fluid transfer.Gives a brief summary of background theory, and problems solved with Mathcad and Engineering Equation Solver (EES). Topics: Design of inner and outer vessels, piping, Cryogenic insulations, vacuum insulated lines, Bayonets, valves, Two-phase flow and pressure drop, and cool down time.Functions/ Procedures, written in Mathcad and EES, simplify the standard, most required calculations.Should be useful to students, teachers, researchers and professionals.3 ZIP files of ‘stand alone’ EES distributables is included. See below. 

Instructions for the 3 ZIP files:

  1. This folder contains three RAR files, viz. Click here to download them all at once.
    1. Design of Dewar vessels, pipes, and thermal cond, integrals, thermal expansion (12 EXE files)
    2. Properties of Cryogenic fluids (4 EXE files)
    3. Two phase flow-flow regimes-pressure drop--cool down time of cryolines (4 EXE files)
  2. Unzip each of them into three separate folders.
  3. You will see in each folder a ‘Read me 1st’ file.
  4. Read the Read me 1st file before using the EXE files.

About the author

Dr. M. Thirumaleshwar graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal, Karnataka, India, in the year 1965. He obtained M.Sc (cryogenis) from University of Southampton, U.K. and Ph.D. (cryogenics) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

He is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education, and a Foundation Fellow of Indian Cryogenics Council.

He has worked in India and abroad on large projects in the areas involving heat transfer, fluid flow, vacuum system design, cryo-pumping etc.

He worked as Head of Cryogenics Dept. in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Bombay and Centre for Advanced Technology (CAT), Indore, from 1966 to 1992.

He worked as Guest Collaborator with Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory of Universities Research Association, in Dallas, USA from 1990 to 1993.

He also worked at the Institute of Cryogenics, Southampton, U.K. as a Visiting Research Fellow from 1993 to 1994.

He was Head of the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, India for eight years.

He also worked as Head of Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering, and then as Principal, Vivekananda College of Engineering and Technology, Puttur (D.K.), India.

He was Professor and coordinator of Post-graduate program in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering in St. Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor, Mangalore, India.

  • Dedication
  • In memoriam....
  • Preface
  • About the Author
  • About the Software used
  1. Cryogenic Fluid storage, Insulations, and transfer systems
    1. Cryogenic fluid storage vessels
    2. Design of Inner-vessel and Outer vessels
    3. Insulations for the Cryogenic dewar
    4. Vapor-shielded vessels
    5. Vacuum-insulated transfer lines
    6. Vacuum-insulated line joints
    7. Cryogenic valves
    8. Amount of cryogenic liquid required to cool down vacuum insulated lines, valves etc
    9. Two-phase flow in cryogenic fluid-transfer systems
    10. Pressure drop in Two-phase flow
    11. Cool down of cryogenic lines
    12. References
About the Author

Dr. M. Thirumaleshwar