TECHNICAL PAPERS: Boiling and Condensation

Diffusion Layer Modeling for Condensation With Multicomponent Noncondensable Gases

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P. F. Peterson

Department of Nuclear Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-1730e-mail: peterson@nuc.berkeley.edu

J. Heat Transfer 122(4), 716-720 (May 19, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1318215 History: Received September 10, 1999; Revised May 19, 2000
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Grahic Jump Location
Schematic illustration of condensation with noncondensable gas
Grahic Jump Location
Illustration of typical gas and vapor mole fraction distributions in the diffusion layer (case 1 from Table 1)
Grahic Jump Location
Comparison of Ackermann correction θT with modified form for small bulk gas concentrations xgb, with xgi=0.01 and (cMυcDeff/ks)Sh/Nu=1



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