An experimental study was prepared to find the relationship between Leidenfrost temperature and droplet size and velocity of impinging jets. The study is done for the case of steel surface cooling with two-phase nozzles. The sprayed surface moves under the spray at a velocity of 1 m/min. Cooling experiments were done for initial temperature of 1250°C. Thermal experiments are transient: internal temperature is measured and surface temperature and heat transfer coefficient distribution is computed by the inverse task. Droplet size and velocity of the impinging jet was modified by setting water and air pressures at the input of the nozzle. Spray parameters for each pressure combination was measured using a laser-doppler anemometer. The paper shows the results of the thermal and fluid flow experiment and the correlation between Leidenfrost temperature and flow parameters.The application of obtained results is expected for high temperature cooling especially in continuous casting.
Experimental Study of Leidenfrost Phenomena at Hot Sprayed Surface
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Raudensky´, M, Horsky´, J, Dumek, V, & Kotrba´cˇek, P. "Experimental Study of Leidenfrost Phenomena at Hot Sprayed Surface." Proceedings of the ASME 2003 Heat Transfer Summer Conference. Heat Transfer: Volume 3. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. July 21–23, 2003. pp. 355-359. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/HT2003-47585
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