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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Heat Transfer Enhancement

Enhancing Small-Channel Convective Boiling Performance Using a Microporous Surface Coating

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C. N. Ammerman

The University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Box 19023-0023, Arlington, TX 76019

S. M. You

Seoul National University, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, San 56-1, Shinrim-Dong, Kwanak-GU, Seoul 151-742, KOREA

J. Heat Transfer 123(5), 976-983 (Feb 12, 2001) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1388300 History: Received November 08, 1999; Revised February 12, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Flow boiling test facility
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Thin-film heater on silicon substrate
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Drawing of single-channel test section
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Pool boiling performance of microporous coating in saturated FC-87
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Convective boiling curves for the uncoated channel
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Boiling curves for the coated channel at all velocities
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Boiling curves showing coating effects at 0.31 m/s
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Boiling curves showing coating effects at 1.25 m/s
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Pressure drop for the uncoated and coated channels at 1.25 m/s
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Boiling curves showing coating effects at 3.15 m/s
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Pressure drop for the uncoated and coated channels at 3.15 m/s
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Coated-channel critical heat flux correlation

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