0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Film Boiling of Saturated Nitrogen Flowing in a Vertical Tube

[+] Author and Article Information
W. F. Laverty

Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pa.

W. M. Rohsenow

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

J. Heat Transfer 89(1), 90-98 (Feb 01, 1967) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3614328 History: Received July 30, 1965; Online August 25, 2011

Abstract

A study is made of film boiling of a saturated nitrogen flowing upward through a uniformly heated tube. Visual experimental observations demonstrate that the annular flow regime which exists at very low qualities is broken up at higher qualities to form a dispersed flow of liquid droplets in a vapor matrix. Analysis of experimentally determined tube wall temperature distributions shows that a significant amount of vapor superheat is present throughout the film-boiling process. A method is presented by which both an upper bound and an estimated value of the heat-transfer coefficient for the dispersed flow regime may be calculated.

Copyright © 1967 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In