TECHNICAL PAPERS: Boiling and Condensation

Experimental Analysis of the Heat Transfer Induced by Thermocapillary Convection Around a Bubble

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P. Arlabosse, L. Tadrist, H. Tadrist, J. Pantaloni

I.U.S.T.I.-CNRS UMR 6595, Universite de Provence, Technopole de Chateau Gombert, 5 rue Enrico Fermi, 13453 Marseille Cedex 13, France

J. Heat Transfer 122(1), 66-73 (Jan 12, 1999) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.521438 History: Received June 30, 1998; Revised January 12, 1999
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Areas of the investigated bubble shapes in the camera plane: (a) smaller bubble (Req=1.5 mm and contact angle 71.5 deg), (b) flattaned bubble (Req=2 mm and contact angle 52 deg)
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Nondimensional velocity profile in the direction normal to the interface of the 1.5-mm diameter bubble for Pr=220, Bo=0.35, and ▾ Ma=40 and a ▪ Ma=80
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Velocity profile along the interface of the 1.5-mm diameter bubble for Pr=220, Bo=0.35, and ▾ Ma=40, ▪ Ma=60, ♦ Ma=80, × Ma=100, and + Ma=120
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Nondimensional velocity profile along the interface of the 1.5-mm diameter bubble for Pr=220, Bo=0.35, ▾ Ma=40, and ▪ Ma=80
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Maximum Reynolds number versus the Marangonl number for Pr=220, ▾ Bo=0.35, and ▪ Bo=0.64
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Law of change of the maximum Reynolds number with the ratio between the Marangonl and the Prandtl numbers for 0≤Ma≤250 and 220≤Pr≤880
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Interferograms for Pr=220, Bo=0.35, and Ma=60
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Temperature distribution along the interface of the 1.5-mm diameter air bubble for Pr=250, Bo=0.35, and ⋄ Ma=40, ♦ Ma=60, □ Ma=80, • Ma=100 and ▵ Ma=120
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Heat flux through the heat sensors versus time for Ma=350, Pr=220, and Bo=0.25 (liquid layer thickness E=4 mm)
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Change of the ratio between the heat transferred with the bubble and without the bubble with the Marangoni number for Bo≈0.25, 0≤Ma≤700, and □ Pr=220, • Pr=440 and ⋄ Pr=880, −empirical best fit
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Flow pattern around a 1.5-mm diameter air bubble immersed in a 2 10−6 m2/s silicone oil



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