The experimental friction factor and Nusselt number data for laminar flow through a circular duct having wire coil inserts and fitted with center-cleared twisted tape have been presented. Predictive friction factor and Nusselt number correlations have also been presented. The thermohydraulic performance has been evaluated. The major findings of this experimental investigation are the center-cleared twisted tapes in combination with wire coil inserts perform better than the individual enhancement technique acting alone for laminar flow through a circular duct up to a certain amount of center-clearance.

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