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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Evaporation, Boiling, and Condensation

Single-Side Heated Monoblock, High Heat Flux Removal Using Water Subcooled Turbulent Flow Boiling

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Ronald D. Boyd, Penrose Cofie, Hongtao Zhang, Ali Ekhlassi

Thermal Science Research Center (TSRC), College of Engineering, P.O. Box 4208, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX 77446-4208

J. Heat Transfer 126(1), 17-21 (Mar 10, 2004) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1643092 History: Received April 14, 2002; Revised October 06, 2003; Online March 10, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Figures

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Locations of thermocouples (TCs) inside the monoblock test section in planes #A1, #A2, and #A3. The TC wells are the solid black lines with specified lengths and angles.
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High heat flux monoblock test section expanded assembly
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Measured two-dimensional quasi-boiling curves for the single-side heated monoblock and single-side heated circular test sections at ϕ=0 deg and for specified axial locations (near Z=Z4=196.1 mm)
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(a) Circumferential wall temperature profiles from the thermocouples nearest to the fluid/solid boundary as a function of net incident heat flux, at Z=Z4=196.1 mm; (b) Circumferential wall temperature profiles from the thermocouples nearest to the heated boundary (i.e., away from the fluid/solid boundary) as a function of the net incident heat flux.
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Radial wall temperature profiles for the flow channel at ϕ=45 deg and Z=Z4=196.1 mm as a function of the net incident heat flux
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Axial wall temperature profiles from the TCs at ϕ=0 deg, and close to the heated boundary as a function of the net incident heat flux

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