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					           Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger
           Drive capital and operational efficiency through optimized design
           of air-cooled heat exchangers


            Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger is the latest generation of thermal design software for detailed
            simulation and optimized design of air-cooled heat exchangers. Companies deploying Aspen Air
            Cooled Exchanger realize significant benefits, such as 10-30% equipment cost savings, reduced
            energy costs, and increased engineering efficienc onal efficiency.
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                    The AspenTech Solution
           Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger enables optimum design, rating and simulation of air-cooled heat exchangers for both the expert and
           casual user. Integration with process simulators and synthesis tools allows for improved reliability by aligning people and
           information across technological boundaries.
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           operation and identify capital saving opportunities. Process improvements can be modeled for various operating scenarios,
                                                                                            bottlenecks identified, and maintenance schedules
                                                                                            optimized, ensuring sufficient area while identifying
                                                                                            potential operational problems.




                                                                                                                         Integration with Aspen Plus
                                                                                                                         or Aspen HYSYS eliminates
                                                                                                                         the need for manual transfer
Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger

                                                                             Wide Range of Applications
 Key Technical Features                                             Conceptual heat exchanger design is a key function of the
                                                                    process engineer at the early stages of a project, requiring
 • Program modes:
                                                                    added detail as the project evolves. Thermal experts must
   – Design – optimizes the selection based on                      opC standard properties package.
     capital and operating costs This combined collection contains over 15,000 component
                                      given
   – Check (Rate) – determines if a properties and more than 30 industry-standard VLE/VLL
                                     methods a
     exchanger has sufficient area to achieveand mixing rules.
     specified duty
                                     Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger supports the design of air-cooled
   – Simulation options – multiple simulation
                                     heat exchangers and other cross flow exchangers used for
     options for prediction of inlet/outlet
                                     heat recovery, air conditioning, charge air coolers, A-frame
     temperatures, mass flows, or processside   flow and thermal duty operating point for
                                     andaV-frame configurations. curve
                                           defined fan performance
                                      • Tube types: Plain, high fin, low fin, serrated fin,
                                        studs, tube-in-plate (up to 4 different tube
                                        types in each bundle)
                                      • High fin types: Integral, G, L, extruded,
                                        bi-metallic, shoulder grooved
                                      • Header types: box, cover plate, D-header,
                                        manifold, u-u be
                                      • Passes – Up to 50 in simple and complex
                                        arrangements
                                      • Bundle size – Two to 100 rows, with multiple
                                        bundles per bay and multiple bays per unit
                                      • Draught – forced, induced, no fans
                                      • Inclusion of allowance for radiative heat transfer
                                      • Interactive graphical tube layout customization
                                      • Fouling – standard resistance or tubeside as
                                        a function of velocity, temperature, quality,
                                        phase or length; X-side as a function of row
                                      • General tubeside and shellside enhancement
                                        methods
                                      • Automated handling of condensation with
                                        immiscible liquids
                                      • SI, metric, US, and user customizable systems
                                        of measure

                                      • Weight and budget cost estimates, includes
                                        capital equipment and operating costs
                                                               Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger

        Output
Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger uses the power and flexibility of
the Microsoft Windows environment, allowing users to fully
explore exchanger geometry and performance detail. In
addition, Aspen Air Cooled Exchanger is designed to support
“drag & drop” interfacing with Microsoft Excel, as well as
high-level communication with other software.

Thermal output includes:

• Optimization path that identifies the most economical
  design selection, possible alternative designs, and
  controlling design constraints
• Extensive warning and error reporting, alerting you to
  potential operational problems
• Summary of exchanger thermal-hydraulic performance
• Detailed tubeside, X-side and nozzle pressure drops
• Detailed tabulation of incremental calculations
• X-side installation and fan noise data
• Fully completed API data sheet
• Interactive tube layout drawing allowing for
  simple and complex pass arrangements
• Setting plan drawings for API-type units
• Comprehensive incremental output
• Extensive graphing capabilities




                                                                    Program output allows the user
                                                                    to view thermal summary data,
                                                                    detailed incremental results,
                                                                    and graphical output to visualize
                                                                    the equipment being designed
                           Aspen Exchanger Design and Rating                                                                 Worldwide Headquarters
                   Aspen Air Cooingfamily of products is a key component of aspenONE Process Engineering                     Aspen Technology, Inc.
 or chemical, refining, and E&P companies. aspenONE Process Engineering is an integrated lifecycle solution—                 200 Wheeler Road
 rom conceptual design through to plant startup and operations support—enabling our customers to build                       Burlington, MA 01803
and operate safer, competitive and more reliable process plants. Companies are able to reduce capital                        phone: +1-781-221-6400
and operating costs, increase engineering efficiency and quality, and accelerate time-to-market—with                         fax: +1-781-221-6410
payback in months instead of years.                                                                                          info@aspentech.com


                                                                                                                             EMEA Headquarters
                                                                                                                             AspenTech Ltd.
                                                                                                                             C1, Reading Int’l Business Park
                                                                                                                             Basingstoke Road2DT6
                                                                                                                                         phone: +44-(0)-1189-226400
                                                                                                                                         fax: +44-(0)-1189-226401
                                                                                                                                         ATE_info@aspentech.com




                           About AspenTech
                                                                                                                             APAC Headquarters
                  AspenTech is a leading provider of award-winning process optimization software and services. AspenTech’s
                  integrated aspenONE™ solutions enable manufacturers to reduce costs, increase capacity, and optimize       AspenTech - Shanghai
                                                                                                                             3rd Floor, North Wing
                  operational performance end-to-end throughout the engineering, plant operations, and supply chain
                                                                                                                             Zhe Da Wang Xin Building
                  management processes.
                                                                                                                             2966 Jin Ke Road
                  For more information, visit www.aspentech.com.                                                             Zhangjiang High-Tech Zone
                                                                                                                             Pudong, Shanghai
                                                                                                                             201203, China
                                                                                                                             phone: +86-21-5137-5000
                                                                                                                             fax: +86-21-5137-5100
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