Liquid-Vapor Phase-Change Phenomena An Introduction to the Thermophysics of Vaporization and Condensation Processes in Heat Transfer Equipment

ISBN-10: 1591690358
ISBN-13: 9781591690351
Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)
Authors: Van P. Carey
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Book details

List price: $139.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 11/19/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Preface
Nomenclature
Introductory Remarks
Thermodynamic and Mechanical Aspects of Interfacial Phenomena and Phase Transitions
The Liquid-Vapor Interfacial Region - A Nanoscale Perspective
A Molecular Perspective on Liquid-Vapor Transitions
The Interfacial Region - Molecular Theories of Capillarity
Nanoscale Features of the Interfacial Region
Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies of Interfacial Region Thermophysics
References
Problems
The Liquid-Vapor Interface - A Macroscopic Treatment
Thermodynamic Analysis of Interfacial Tension Effects
Determination of Interface Shapes at Equilibrium
Temperature and Surfactant Effects on Interfacial Tension
Surface Tension in Mixtures
Near Critical Point Behavior
Effects of Interfacial Tension Gradients
References
Problems
Wetting Phenomena and Contact Angles
Equilibrium Contact Angles on Smooth Surfaces
Wettability, Cohesion, and Adhesion
The Effect of Liquid Surface Tension on Contact Angle
Adsorption
Spread Thin Films
Contact Angle Hysteresis
Other Metrics for Wettability
A Nanoscale View of Wettability
References
Problems
Transport Effects and Dynamic Behavior at Interfaces
Transport Boundary Conditions
Kelvin-Helmholtz and Rayleigh-Taylor Instabilities
Interface Stability of Liquid Jets
Waves on Liquid Films
Interfacial Resistance in Vaporization and Condensation Processes
Maximum Flux Limitations
References
Problems
Phase Stability and Homogeneous Nucleation
Metastable States and Phase Stability
Thermodynamic Aspects of Homogeneous Nucleation in Superheated Liquid
The Kinetic Limit of Superheat
Comparison of Theoretical and Measured Superheat Limits
Thermodynamic Aspects of Homogeneous Nucleation in Supercooled Vapor
The Kinetic Limit of Supersaturation
Wall Interaction Effects on Homogeneous Nucleation
References
Problems
Boiling and Condensation Near Immersed Bodies
Heterogeneous Nucleation and Bubble Growth in Liquids
Heterogeneous Nucleation at a Smooth Interface
Nucleation from Entrapped Gas or Vapor in Cavities
Criteria for the Onset of Nucleate Boiling
Bubble Growth in an Extensive Liquid Pool
Bubble Growth Near Heated Surfaces
Bubble Departure Diameter and the Frequency of Bubble Release
References
Problems
Pool Boiling
Regimes of Pool Boiling
Models of Transport During Nucleate Boiling
Correlation of Nucleate Boiling Heat Transfer Data
The Maximum Heat Flux Conditions
Minimum Heat Flux Conditions
Film Boiling
Transition Boiling
References
Problems
Other Aspects of Boiling and Evaporation in an Extensive Ambient
Additional Parametric Effects on Pool Boiling
The Leidenfrost Phenomenon
Fluid-Wall Interactions and Disjoining Pressure Effects
Enhancement of Pool Boiling Heat Transfer
Pool Boiling of Binary Mixtures
References
Problems
External Condensation
Heterogeneous Nucleation in Vapors
Dropwise Condensation
Film Condensation on a Flat, Vertical Surface
Film Condensation on Cylinders and Axisymmetric Bodies
Effects of Vapor Motion and Interfacial Waves
Condensation in the Presence of a Noncondensable Gas
Enhancement of Condensation Heat Transfer
References
Problems
Internal Flow Convective Boiling and Condensation
Introduction to Two-Phase Flow
Two-Phase Flow Regimes
Basic Models and Governing Equations for One-Dimensional Two-Phase Flow
Determination of the Two-Phase Multiplier and Void Fraction
Analytical Models of Annular Flow
Effects of Flow Passage Size and Geometry
References
Problems
Internal Convective Condensation
Regimes of Convective Condensation in Conventional (Macro) Tubes
Analytical Modeling of Downflow Internal Convective Condensation
Correlation Methods for Convective Condensation Heat Transfer
Convective Condensation in Microchannels and Channels with Noncircular Cross Sections
Internal Convective Condensation of Binary Mixtures
References
Problems
Convective Boiling in Tubes and Channels
Regimes of Convective Boiling in Conventional (Macro) Tubes
Onset of Boiling in Internal Flows
Subcooled Flow Boiling
Saturated Flow Boiling
Critical Heat Flux Conditions for Internal Flow Boiling
Post-CHF Internal Flow Boiling
Internal Flow Boiling in Microchannels and Complex Enhanced Flow Passages
Internal Flow Boiling of Binary Mixtures
References
Problems
Basic Elements of the Kinetic Theory of Gases
Saturation Properties of Selected Fluids
Analysis Details for the Molecular Theory of Capillarity
Index

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