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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Boiling and Condensation

Flow Dynamics and Heat Transfer of Wavy Condensate Film

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Akio Miyara

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Saga University, 1 Honjomachi, Saga-shi, 840-8502 Japane-mail: miyara@me.saga.-u.ac.jp

J. Heat Transfer 123(3), 492-500 (Aug 14, 2000) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1370522 History: Received January 11, 2000; Revised August 14, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Physical model and coordinates system (prime ′ means dimensional variables)
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Staggered grid near interface
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Temporal variation of film thickness
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Space-time evolution of the film thickness without noise near the leading edge (Re0=100, Ka=2.55×10−11, H=0.2, Pr=5, R=500)
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Space-time evolution of the film thickness with noise near the leading edge (Re0=100, Ka=2.55×10−11, H=0.2, Pr=5, R=500)
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Wave generation and growth behavior at upstream region
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Wave frequency of present simulation compared with most unstable wave and experimental data
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Wave velocity of present simulation compared with experimental data
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Time averaged film thickness behavior
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Effect of mesh size on film thickness distribution
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Effect of mesh size on time averaged film thickness behavior
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Temperature contour line
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Instantaneous heat transfer coefficient at the wall and the interface
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Time averaged heat transfer coefficient
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Comparison of the present simulation results with the previous correlation
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Effect of mesh size on Nusselt number

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