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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Heat Pipes

Capillary Blocking in Forced Convective Condensation in Horizontal Miniature Channels

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Yuwen Zhang, A. Faghri, M. B. Shafii

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269

J. Heat Transfer 123(3), 501-511 (Nov 13, 2000) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1351808 History: Received December 15, 1999; Revised November 13, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Physical model of condensation in a miniature channel
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Comparison of liquid film thickness for Nusselt Condensation
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Forced convection film condensation: (a) physical model; (b) comparison with Shekriladze and Gomelauri 22
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Contour of vapor VOF at different vapor inlet velocities (ṁt=10−5 kg/s,Tsat=363 K,Tw=340 K)
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Contour of vapor VOF at different vapor inlet velocities (ṁt=10−5 kg/s,Tsat=323 K,Tw=300 K)
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Effect of vapor inlet velocity on the condensation length (ṁt=10−5 kg/s,Tsat=323 K,Tw=300 K)
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Velocity vectors at different saturation temperature for miniature tube
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Effect of vapor inlet velocity on condensation in miniature tubes (ṁt=10−5 kg/s,Tsat=363 K,Tw=340 K): (a) film thickness; (b) heat transfer coefficient
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Effect of vapor inlet velocity on condensation in miniature tubes (ṁt=10−5 kg/s,Tsat=323 K,Tw=300 K): (a) film thickness; (b) heat transfer coefficient
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Effect of surface tension on condensation in miniature tubes (ṁt=10−5 kg/s,uin,v=1.244 m/s,Tsat=363 K,Tw=340 K): (a) film thickness; (b) heat transfer coefficient
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Effect of diameter on the condensation in miniature tubes (uin,v=1.244 m/s,Tsat=363 K,Tw=340 K): (a) film thickness; (b) heat transfer coefficient
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Effect of total mass flow rate on the condensation in miniature tubes (R=1.5 mm,Tsat=363 K,Tw=340 K): (a) film thickness; (b) heat transfer coefficient
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Effect of vapor inlet velocity on condensation between parallel plates (ṁt=8.3×10−4 kg/ms,Tsat=363 K,Tw=340 K): (a) film thickness; (b) heat transfer coefficient
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Effect of surface tension on condensation between parallel plates (ṁt=8.3×10−4 kg/ms,uin,v=0.2 m/s,Tsat=363 K,Tw=340 K): (a) film thickness; (b) heat transfer coefficient
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Effect of the distance between parallel plates on condensation (Tsat=363 K,Tw=340 K): (a) film thickness; (b) heat transfer coefficient

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