Table 4

Geometric and operational parameters of the SHX.

Parameter Value
Intermediate loop  
Hot leg length 5 m
Hot leg radius 0.75 m
Cold leg length − horizontal 5 m
Cold leg radius − horizontal 0.75 m
Cold leg length − vertical 0.82 m
Cold leg radius − vertical 0.75 m
Secondary heat exchanger  
Total heat transfer rate 750 MW
Intermediate circuit higher temp. 670 °C
Intermediate circuit lower temp. 600 °C
Inlet gas temperature 460 °C
Outlet gas temperature 615 °C
Length 1.51 m
Channel diameter 10 mm
Plate thickness 6 mm
Channels number 250,000

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