TECHNICAL PAPERS: Evaporation, Boiling, and Condensation

Highly Subcooled Boiling in Crossflow

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LiDong Huang, Larry C. Witte

Heat Transfer and Phase Change Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-4792

J. Heat Transfer 123(6), 1080-1085 (May 04, 2001) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1413762 History: Received August 28, 2000; Revised May 04, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Test section and heater configuration
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Illustration of experimental subcooled flow boiling curve for Freon-113 with velocity of 3.03 m/s and liquid subcooling of 87.7°C at inlet pressure of 348.4 kPa
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Wall temperature distributions in forced convection and nucleate boiling regimes: V=1.53 m/s,ΔTsub=59.4°C,p=153.7 kPa
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Relationship of S with qnb for velocity of 2.85 m/s
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Suppression factor predicted by Equation (20)
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Comparison of data for two different velocities with subcooling of 59.7 °C to model prediction
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Comparison of data for different pressure and subcoolings to model prediction
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Comparison of measured heat flux with predicted heat flux




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