CHME - UOL - Hotdog Cooker

Hotdog Cooker

Equipment Specifications

  • Well-mixed vessel containing an internal steam coil.
  • Fisher® control valve and Rosemount® magnetic flow meter on water influent.
  • Fisher® control valve and Rosemount® vortex shedding meter on steam influent.
  • External pump around system with a shell and tube heat exchanger for cooling.

Possible Experimental Objectives

  • Analysis of a continuous, batch, or semi-batch process using material and energy balances.
  • Use of feedback or cascade control for temperature control of the water in the vessel.
  • Analysis of process disturbances such as ice being added to the vessel.