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RESEARCH PAPER

Wall Heat Flux Partitioning During Subcooled Flow Boiling: Part 1—Model Development

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Nilanjana Basu, Gopinath R. Warrier, Vijay K. Dhir

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1597

J. Heat Transfer 127(2), 131-140 (Mar 15, 2005) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1842784 History: Received December 12, 2003; Revised August 31, 2004; Online March 15, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Mechanisms of heat transfer at and near the wall
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Transient conduction time
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Bubble sliding cases (a) sliding without merger (b) sliding with merger
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Comparison of experimental ΔTsub,OSV with predicted values
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Variation of Dd and Dl with Rel
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Bubble growth information
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Variation of tw with ΔTw for various values of ΔTsub

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