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Flow Behavior and Flow Boiling Heat Transfer in Thin-Rectangular Mini-Channels

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Yasuo Koizumi

Shinshu University, Ueda, Nagano, Japan

Hiroyasu Ohtake, Tomonari Yamada

Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

Paper No. IMECE2008-66928, pp. 851-858; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2008-66928
From:
  • ASME 2008 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 10: Heat Transfer, Fluid Flows, and Thermal Systems, Parts A, B, and C
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 31–November 6, 2008
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4871-5 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3840-2
  • Copyright © 2008 by ASME

abstract

Boiling heat transfer of thin-rectangular channels of the width of 10 mm has been examined. The height of the flow channel was in a range from 0.6 mm to 0.4 mm. Experimental fluid was water. Bubbly flow, slug flow, semi annular flow and annular flow were observed. The flow pattern transition agreed well with the Baker flow pattern map for the usual sized flow path. The critical heat flux was lower than the value of the usual sized flow channel. The Koizumi and Ueda method predicted well the trend of the critical heat flux of the present experiments. At the critical heat flux condition, the heat transfer surface was covered by liquid slug, a large bubble pushed away the liquid slug, a dry area was formed on the heat transfer surface and then liquid slug came around to cover the heat transfer surface again. This process repeated rapidly. Following this observation, a heat transfer surface temperature calculation model at the critical heat flux condition was proposed. The calculated result re produced the experimental result.

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