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Fundamental and Higher-Mode Density-Wave Oscillations in Two-Phase Flow

01 May 1972-Journal of Heat Transfer-transactions of The Asme (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)-Vol. 94, Iss: 2, pp 189-195
About: This article is published in Journal of Heat Transfer-transactions of The Asme.The article was published on 1972-05-01. It has received 90 citations till now. The article focuses on the topics: Boiling & Two-phase flow.
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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors identify the causes and mechanisms of thermal-hydrodynamic instabilities in boiling flow in a water-cooled reactor, an evaporator, or an electronic cooling system.

708 citations

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TL;DR: The most popular models to predict the two-phase flow dynamic instabilities, namely the homogenous flow model and the drift-flux models are clarified with the solution examples and the validation of the model results with experimental findings are also provided.

378 citations


Cites background from "Fundamental and Higher-Mode Density..."

  • ...Crowley and Bergles [81] performed the fluid-to-fluid modeling of density-wave oscillations....

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  • ...There have been several extensive reviews of instabilities in two-phase flow systems, notably by Boure et al. [2], Bergles [4,5], Yadigaroglu [31], Ishii [32], Lahey [3] and Kakac and Liu [33]....

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  • ...Yadigaroglu and Bergles [54] also observed higher order oscillations in their experimental studies....

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  • ...Yadigaroglu and Bergles [54] investigated the stability of a boiling channel with regard to density-wave oscillations by oscillating the inlet flow....

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  • ...Yadigaroglu and Bergles [54] investigated the stability of a boiling channel with regard to density-wave oscillations by oscillating the inlet flow....

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TL;DR: An updated review of two-phase flow instabilities including experimental and analytical results regarding density-wave and pressure-drop oscillations, as well as Ledinegg excursions, is presented in this article.

292 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, an experimental set-up has been elaborated to investigate heat and mass transfer and to analyze two-phase flow instabilities in rectangular microchannels with a hydraulic diameter of 889 μm.

193 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, a brief review of two-phase flow instabilities encountered in channels having hydraulic diameters greater than 10mm is presented and the main instability types are discussed according to the existing experimental results and models.

170 citations