Flow Boiling in Expanding Microchannels

Flow Boiling in Expanding Microchannels

by Tamanna Alam, Poh-Seng Lee

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319550312
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/25/2017
Series: SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 82
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Poh-Seng Lee is Associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Tamanna Alam is a Post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, SC, USA.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Objectives
References
Chapter 2: Flow Boiling Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop Characteristics in Expanding Microgap Channel
2.1 Experimental Setup and Procedure <
2.2 Bubble characteristics in flow boiling expanding microgap heat sink
2.3 Comparison of pressure drop between expanding microgap heat sinks
2.4 Comparison of boiling curves between expanding microgap heat sinks
2.5 Comparison of local flow boiling heat transfer coefficient between expanding microgap heat sinks
2.6 Comparison of microgap heat transfer coefficient data with literature
2.7 Comparison of wall temperature uniformity between expanding microgap heat sinks
2.8 Conclusions
References
Chapter 3: Flow Boiling Instabilities in Expanding Microgap Channel
3.1 Mass flux effects on flow boiling instabilities in expanding microgap channel
3.2 Heat flux effects on flow boiling instabilities in expanding microgap channel
3.3 Microgap size effects on flow boiling instabilities in expanding microgap channel
3.4 Conclusions
References
Chapter 4: Flow Boiling Heat Transfer, Pressure Drop and Instabilities in Straight and Expanding (Sloping Fin) Microchannels - A Comparative Study
4.1 Experimental Setup and Procedure
4.2 Flow boiling regimes and bubble dynamics in straight and sloping fin microchannels
4.3 Comparison of boiling curves between straight and sloping fin microchannels
4.4 Comparison of heat transfer coefficients between straight and sloping fin microchannels
4.5 Comparison of pressure drops between straight and sloping fin microchannels
4.6 Comparison of instabilities between straight and sloping fin microchannels
4.7 Conclusions
References
Chapter 5: Flow Boiling Performance in Scaled Up Expanding Channel Geometries: Stepped Fin Minichannels
5.1 Experimental Setup and Procedure
5.2 Comparison of boiling curves between straight and stepped fin minichannels
5.3 Comparison of heat transfer coefficients between straight and stepped fin minichannels
5.4 Comparison of pressure drops between straight and stepped fin minichannels
5.5 Comparison of wall temperature uniformity between straight and stepped fin minichannels
5.6 Conclusions
References
Chapter 6: Closure
Appendix A: Uncertainty Analysis
Appendix B: Data Reduction

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