Sebald, Joseph F. Heat Power Products Corporation, Bloomfield, New Jersey.
Last reviewed:August 2020
- Classification by use
- Classification of operation
- Removal of noncondensables
- Heat-receiving fluid
- Condensate cooling
- Condensate reheating
- Condenser capacity
- Condenser components
- Auxiliary equipment
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
A heat-transfer device that reduces a thermodynamic fluid from its vapor phase to its liquid phase. The vapor condenser extracts the latent heat of vaporization from the vapor, as a higher-temperature heat source, by absorption in a heat-receiving fluid of lower temperature. The vapor to be condensed may be wet, saturated, or superheated. The heat receiver is usually water but may be a fluid such as air, a process liquid, or a gas. When the condensing of vapor is primarily used to add heat to the heat-receiving fluid, the condensing device is called a heater and is not within the normal classification of a condenser. See also: Heat transfer
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