Pool boiling heat transfer on minichannels with porous structure
Kielce University of Technology, Faculty of Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering, al. 1000-lecia Państwa Polskiego 7, PL-25-314 Kielce, Poland
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Published online: 11 July 2022
The work focused on the investigations and comparison of pool boiling heat transfer on the specimens with in 5 mm deep and 1 mm wide parallel mini-channels to the specimens with additional porous material (copper foam or mesh) between the fins. The experiments were carried out with boiling FC-72 at atmospheric pressure. Many works show that enhanced surfaces with open minichannels improve heat transfer performance substantially. The use of additional porous material led to the highest heat transfer coefficients in the range of 100 to 230 kW/m2. The coefficients obtained were 15% higher and the superheat was 15% lower compared to the plain smooth minichannel without porous material.
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