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An Experimental Investigation of Ice Formation around an Isothermally Cooled Cylinder in Crossflow

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K. C. Cheng, Hideo Inaba, R. R. Gilpin

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G8

J. Heat Transfer 103(4), 733-738 (Nov 01, 1981) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3244534 History: Received December 31, 1980; Online October 20, 2009

Abstract

The problem of steady-state, two-dimensional ice formation around an isothermally cooled circular cylinder in a crossflow is studied experimentally for the ranges of Reynolds numbers, Red , 2.3 × 102 to 8.6 × 104 and cooling temperature ratios, θc , 6.3 to 75.8. The local and average heat transfer coefficients at the ice-water interface are obtained from measured ice profiles by using a series solution of the Laplace equation in the ice. Correlation equations for the average heat transfer are obtained for three regimes of Reynolds numbers. A correlation is also obtained for the cooling capacity that can be stored in the ice layer around a cylinder.

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