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Enhanced boiling heat transfer by submerged, vibration induced jets

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Tillery, Steven W.
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Smith, Marc K.
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In this analysis, the efficacy of cavitation jets for heat transfer enhancement was demonstrated. The cavitation jet was formed from a cluster of cavitation bubbles that are the result of a submerged piezoelectric diaphragms oscillating about a given velocity threshold Two different heaters operating in two different flow environments were examined. For each heater in each environment, the cavitation jet significantly increased the heat transfer
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2005-07-14
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