Bubble lift-off size in forced convection subcooled boiling
Situ, Rong, Mi, Ye, Sun, Xiaodong, Ishii, Mamoru, & Mori, Michitsugu (2003) Bubble lift-off size in forced convection subcooled boiling. In Carey, Van (Ed.) 2003 ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, 21-23 July 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Forced convection subcooled boiling experiments were conducted in a BWR-scaled vertical upward annular channel. Water was used as the testing fluid, and the tests were performed at atmospheric pressure. A high-speed digital video camera was applied to capture the dynamics of the bubble nucleation process. Bubble lift-off diameters were obtained from the images for a total of 91 test conditions. A force balance analysis of a growing bubble was carried out. A constitutive relation for bubble lift-off size was obtained by correlating current water data and R113 data from literature. The proposed constitutive relation and experimental data agree well with each other.
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|Keywords:||Bubble lift, off size, Subcooled boiling, Forced convection, Flow visualization|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHYSICAL SCIENCES (020000) > CLASSICAL PHYSICS (020300) > Fluid Physics (020303)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > INTERDISCIPLINARY ENGINEERING (091500) > Heat and Mass Transfer Operations (091505)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2003 ASME|
|Deposited On:||23 Oct 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 16:19|
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