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Numerical Prediction of Wall Temperatures for Near-Critical Para-Hydrogen in Turbulent Upflow Inside Vertical Tubes

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C. P. Bellmore, R. L. Reid

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.

J. Heat Transfer 105(3), 536-541 (Aug 01, 1983) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3245618 History: Received April 01, 1981; Online October 20, 2009

Abstract

Presented herein is a method of including density fluctuations in the equations of turbulent transport. Results of a numerical analysis indicate that the method may be used to predict heat transfer for the case of near-critical para-hydrogen in turbulent upflow inside vertical tubes. Wall temperatures, heat transfer coefficients, and velocities obtained by coupling the equations of turbulent momentum and heat transfer with a perturbed equation of state show good agreement with experiments for inlet reduced pressures of 1.28–5.83.

Copyright © 1983 by ASME
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