Axial developments of interfacial area and void concentration profiles in subcooled boiling flow of water
Lee, Tae-Ho, Situ, Rong, Hibiki, Takashi, Park, Hyun-Sik, Ishii, Mamoru, & Mori, Michitsugu (2009) Axial developments of interfacial area and void concentration profiles in subcooled boiling flow of water. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 52(1-2), pp. 473-487.
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Axial developments of the local void fraction, interfacial area concentration and bubble Sauter mean diameter were measured in subcooled boiling flow of water in a vertical internally heated annulus using the double-sensor conductivity probe technique. Measurements were performed under varying conditions of heat flux, inlet liquid velocity and inlet liquid temperature. A total of 10 data sets were acquired. Based on these measurements with the previous data obtained in the present test loop, the influence of flow condition on the profiles of local two-phase flow parameters was discussed. The measured average void fraction and interfacial area concentration were compared with the predictions by existing correlations for drift-flux parameters and interfacial area concentration. Also, the recently proposed bubble layer thickness model in subcooled boiling was evaluated for the measurement data.
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|Keywords:||Subcooled boiling flow, Internally heated annulus, Void fraction, Interfacial area concentration, Drift-flux parameters|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (091300) > Energy Generation Conversion and Storage Engineering (091305)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (091300) > Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified (091399)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (091300)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||03 Feb 2009 00:38|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:48|
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