TECHNICAL PAPERS: Forced Convection

Measurement of the Heat Transfer Coefficient for Mercury Flowing in a Narrow Channel

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J. M. Crye, A. E. Ruggles, W. D. Pointer

University of Tennessee, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Knoxville, TN 37996-2300

D. K. Felde, P. A. Jallouk, M. T. McFee, M. W. Wendel, G. L. Yoder

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, P.O. Box 2008, Oak Ridge, TN 37831

J. Heat Transfer 124(6), 1034-1038 (Dec 03, 2002) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1518500 History: Received June 14, 2001; Revised July 23, 2002; Online December 03, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Loop elevation (units in inches)
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Electrically heated test section design
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Schematic of heater block showing thermocouple locations (dimensions in mm)
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Nusselt number versus Peclet number for various heat transfer studies in liquid metals
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Three-dimensional computational prediction of heat flux as a function of axial length in the heated part of the channel, velocity=3.5 m/s, average flux is 840 kW/m2



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