A study of parallel-loop thermosyphon containing cold water

C. S. Yueh, C. I. Weng, Chi-Chuan Hwang

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Abstract

This paper is to investigate the onset of motion and steady-state flows of cold water in a parallel loops thermosyphon. The results show that increase the value of temperature parameter of density inversion, Θm will increase the magnitude of the onset critical Rayleigh number, Rac, and reduce the velocity of steady flow. They also reveal that the system will always be kept in rest state when Θm>0.5.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)597-603
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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