0
RESEARCH PAPERS

An Experimental Study of Subcooled Film Boiling on a Vertical Surface—Thermal Aspects

[+] Author and Article Information
R. Vijaykumar, V. K. Dhir

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear, Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024

J. Heat Transfer 114(1), 169-178 (Feb 01, 1992) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2911243 History: Received January 01, 1991; Revised August 01, 1991; Online May 23, 2008

Abstract

Wall and liquid side heat fluxes near the leading edge of a vertical wall 6.3 cm wide and 10.3 cm high were measured during subcooled film boiling of water at 1 atm pressure. The heat flux from the interface into the liquid and temperature profiles in the liquid thermal layer were measured using real time holographic interferometry. The wall heat flux was measured with thermocouples embedded in a copper block, one face of which served as the heated wall. The role of the leading edge vapor layer, ripples, and large bulges in modifying the liquid side heat transfer is quantified.

Copyright © 1992 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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