Passive methods of boiling heat transfer enhancement

Łukasz J. Orman


The paper presents the issue of boiling heat transfer enhancement with the use of different passive techniques, namely the application of wire mesh coatings, capillary porous layers, pin – fins and laser treatment. Enhanced boiling heat transfer has been described as well as the research data of the authors that deals with microstructural coatings. The conducted experimental tests confirm the possibility of increasing heat fluxes transferred at the same superheat value due to the use of heat transfer enhancing techniques.

Słowa kluczowe: boiling heat transfer, microstructures

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