TECHNICAL PAPERS: Evaporation, Boiling, and Condensation

Self-Organization and Self-Similarity in Boiling Systems

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L. H. Chai

Shoji Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

M. Shoji

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

J. Heat Transfer 124(3), 507-515 (May 10, 2002) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1470490 History: Received December 18, 2000; Revised January 16, 2002; Online May 10, 2002
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Grahic Jump Location
Sub-elements adjacent to heating plate surface
Grahic Jump Location
Tree-like structure after n-order growth
Grahic Jump Location
Tree-like network after n-order growth



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