Two-phase Flow and Heat Transfer

Two-phase Flow and Heat Transfer


  • Course code

    ME 657

  • L-T-P-C

    3-0-0-6

  • Syllabus

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  • Eligible Programmes

    Masters



  • Two-phase Flow and Heat Transfer

    Introduction and definitions; Flow pattern maps for horizontal and vertical systems; Governing equations for homogeneous, drift-flux, particle trajectory and two-fluid models; Analyses of two- phase flow regimes; Introduction to computational modeling; Measurement of two-phase flow parameters.

    Thermodynamics of boiling; Pool boiling: onset of nucleation, heat transfer coefficients, critical heat flux, effect of sub-cooling; Flow boiling: onset of nucleation, heat transfer coefficients, critical heat flux, effect of sub-cooling; Post-burnout heat transfer.

    Condensation: Film and dropwise condensation.

    Text Book/References

    [1] J.G. Collier and J.R. Thome, Convective Boiling and Condensation, 3rd ed., Oxford University Press, 1996.

    [2] C. Kleinstreuer, Two-Phase Flow: Theory and Applications, Taylor & Francis, 2003.

    [3] G.B. Wallis, One-Dimensional Two-Phase Flow, McGraw-Hill, 1969.

    [4] P B Whalley, Boiling, Condensation and Gas-Liquid Flow. Oxford University Press, 1987.

    [5] L.S. Tong and Y.S. Tang, Boiling Heat Transfer and Two-Phase Flow, 2nd ed., Taylor and Francis, 1997.

    [6] M. Ishii and T. Hibiki, Thermo-Fluid Dynamics of Two-Phase Flow, Springer, 2006.