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RESEARCH PAPER

Wall Heat Flux Partitioning During Subcooled Flow Boiling: Part II—Model Validation

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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), 141-148 (Mar 15, 2005) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1842785 History: Received December 12, 2003; Revised August 31, 2004; Online March 15, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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References

Basu,  N., Warrier,  G. R., and Dhir,  V. K., 2005, “Wall Heat Flux Partitioning During Subcooled Flow Boiling—Part I: Model Development,” ASME J. Heat Transfer, 127(2), pp. 131–140.
Basu, N., 2003, “Modeling and Experiments for Wall Heat Flux Partitioning During Subcooled Flow Boiling of Water at Low Pressures,” Ph.D. thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.
Basu,  N., Warrier,  G. R., and Dhir,  V. K., 2002, “Onset of Nucleate Boiling and Active Nucleation Site Density During Subcooled Flow Boiling,” ASME J. Heat Transfer, 124(4), 717–728.
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McAdams, W. H., 1954, Heat Transmission, McGraw-Hill, New York.
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Hodgson, A. S., 1966, “Forced Convection, Subcooled Boiling in Water,” Ph.D. thesis, University of London, London.
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Lahey, R. T., 1978, “A Mechanistic Subcooled Boiling Model,” Proceedings of the 6th International Heat Transfer Conference, pp. 293–297.
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Figures

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Comparison between the present model and Lahey’s 9 model
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Predicted qtc and qfc components of wall heat flux for two different flow rates for the flat plate test case
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Predicted qev and ql components of wall heat flux for two different flow rates for the flat plate test case
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Predicted boiling curve for the flat plate test case
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Predicted qtc and qfc components of wall heat flux for a constant wall heat flux for the rod bundle test case
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Predicted qev and ql components of wall heat flux for a constant wall heat flux for the rod bundle test case
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Predicted wall temperature profile for the rod bundle test case
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Comparison of predicted wall heat flux with experimental value from present study
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Boiling curve comparison with McAdams’s 5 data
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Boiling curve comparisons for Morozov’s 6 data
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Wall superheat prediction for Hodgson’s 7 data
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Application of model to data available in the literature
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Flowchart showing the sequence of calculations

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