Nucleate flow boiling is a liquid-vapor phase-change process associated with high heat transfer rates. A complete 3D numerical simulation of single bubble dynamics on surfaces inclined at 90°, 45° and 30° to the horizontal line and subjected to forced flow parallel to the surface is performed in this work. The continuity, momentum and energy equations are solved with finite difference method and the level-set method is used to capture the liquid-vapor interface. The heat transfer contribution of the micro-layer between the solid wall and evolving liquid-vapor interface is included in this numerical analysis. The effect of dynamic contact angle is also included. The numerical result of bubble growth and sliding distance have been compared with experimental data.

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