TECHNICAL PAPERS: Heat and Mass Transfer

Performance of Horizontal Smooth Tube Absorber With and Without 2-Ethyl-Hexanol

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Ick-Soo Kyung, Keith E. Herold

Center for Environmental Energy Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

J. Heat Transfer 124(1), 177-183 (Jun 05, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1418366 History: Received April 26, 2000; Revised June 05, 2001
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Schematic diagram of absorber experiment facility
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Effect of inlet subcooling on absorber heat transfer coefficient and heat transfer rate
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Comparison of heat transfer coefficient and outlet subcooling
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Effect of 2EH concentration on absorber heat transfer coefficient and heat flux
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Surface tension of aqueous lithium bromide solution with concentration of 2EH
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Comparison of absorber heat transfer coefficient with and without additive
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Comparison of absorber heat flux with and without additive
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Illustration of slinging at absorber tube bundle
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Decrease of absorber heat transfer coefficient according to amount of slinging




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