The most important element in any effective subcooled boiling model is to be able to accurately calculate where significant void fraction appears, that is, the location of the void departure point. The location of the initial void ejection into the subcooled liquid core can be determined fairly well experimentally and conventionally is given in terms of a critical subcooling. We investigated the relation between Stanton and Pe´clet numbers in the calculated results with TF_MPS method, varying the inlet water velocity to change Pe´clet number.
Volume Subject Area:Applications in Computational Fluid Dynamics
Topics:Boiling, Fluids, Subcooling, Two-phase flow, Porosity, Water
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