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Flow regime transitions during condensation in microchannels

Authors
  • Nema, Gaurav
  • Garimella, Srinivas
  • Fronk, Brian M.1, 2, 3
  • 1 nHance Engineering Solutions
  • 2 George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 Georgia Institute of Technology
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Refrigeration
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Accepted Date
Nov 17, 2013
Volume
40
Pages
227–240
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2013.11.018
Source
Elsevier
Keywords
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Abstract

•Extensive microchannel condensation flow visualization database analyzed.•Data used to understand governing influences of microchannel flow transitions.•Dimensionless transition criteria developed for condensation in microchannels.•Criteria compared to large and small diameter tube data and flow maps.

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