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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Evaporation, Boiling, and Condensation

Turbulent Subcooled Boiling Flow—Experiments and Simulations

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R. P. Roy, S. Kang, J. A. Zarate

Arizona State University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106

A. Laporta

Electricité de France, Departement Transferts Thermiques et Aerodynamique, Chatou, France

J. Heat Transfer 124(1), 73-93 (Jul 09, 2001) (21 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1418698 History: Received February 09, 2001; Revised July 09, 2001
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

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Subcooled boiling flow in a vertical annular channel—the boiling layer and the all-liquid layer
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The measurement section
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Positioning of the cold-wire with respect to the LDV measuring volume
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Liquid axial velocity law for the inner wall
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The heat flux boundary condition
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Liquid temperature law for the inner wall
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Staggered grid used for discretization of the equations
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Vapor fraction: (a) experiments tp1 and tp2; (b) experiments tp3 and tp4; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Liquid average axial velocity: (a) experiments tp1, tp2, and sp1; (b) experiments tp3, tp4, and sp2; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Vapor bubble average axial velocity: (a) experiments tp1 and tp2; (b) experiments tp3 and tp4; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Liquid turbulent kinetic energy: (a) experiments tp1, tp2, and sp1; (b) experiments tp3, tp4, and sp2; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Liquid velocity turbulent intensities: (a) experiments tp1, tp2, and sp1; (b) experiments tp3, tp4, and sp2; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Liquid axial turbulent shear stress: (a) experiments tp1, tp2, and sp1; (b) experiments tp3, tp4, and sp2; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Liquid average temperature: (a) experiments tp1, tp2, and sp1; (b) experiments tp3, tp4, and sp2; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Liquid temperature fluctuation intensity: (a) experiments tp1, tp2, and sp1; (b) experiments tp3, tp4, and sp2; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Liquid axial turbulent heat flux: (a) experiments tp1, tp2, sp1; (b) experiments tp3, tp4, and sp2; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Liquid radial turbulent heat flux: (a) experiments tp1, tp2, and sp1; (b) experiments tp3, tp4, and sp2; and (c) experiments tp5 and tp6
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Most probable and Sauter mean bubble diameters for experiment tp6

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