Ellerby, P.

CALGAVIN Ltd., Alcester, UK

Peter Ellerby joined CALGAVIN in 1996 as an Engineering Manager with overall responsibility for thermal design, engineering and technical proposals. During his time with CALGAVIN, Mr. Ellerby has overseen many new and retrofit projects worldwide, from conceptual heat exchanger design to startup. He also made a significant contribution to the development and use of the company’s proprietary design and selection program softwarec tool and has pioneered the application of enhancement in new applications, including two-phase systems. He has represented CALGAVIN on technical committees, at conferences and exhibitions, and has authored a range of papers on specialist aspects of heat transfer and heat exchanger design. He earned a BS degree in chemical engineering. Previously, Mr. Ellerby worked for Graham Manufacturing, Tioxide Europe Ltd. and Heatric.

Improve exchanger operability and efficiency through tube-side enhancement

Drögemuller, P., Ellerby, P., CALGAVIN Ltd.

The authors’ company has been serving the process industry for more than 35 yr to improve tube-side heat transfer in tubular heat exchangers. Its main application area is the use of a proprietary tube insert technology in new equipment design for exchangers with laminar tube-side flow, where considerable size reductions are achievable due to the increased tube-side performance.