TECHNICAL PAPERS: Boiling and Condensation

A Simple Kinetic Theory Treatment of Volatile Liquid-Gas Interfaces

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Dalton J. E. Harvie, David F. Fletcher

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Sydney, NSW, 2006

J. Heat Transfer 123(3), 486-491 (Nov 13, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1370519 History: Received May 23, 2000; Revised November 13, 2000

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Grahic Jump Location
Variable definition at the liquid-gas interface. Case (a) shows variables used in the mass transfer analysis, case (b) shows those used in the momentum transfer analysis, and case (c) shows those used in the heat transfer analysis.
Grahic Jump Location
Non-dimensional velocity and temperature discontinuities at a volatile liquid-gas interface, as a function of the non-dimensional evaporation rate, as given by Eqs. (22) and (38), respectively




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