A Numerical Analysis of Vapor Flow in Concentric Annular Heat Pipes

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A. Nouri-Borujerdi, M. Layeghi

School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, P.O. Box 11365-9567, Tehran, Iran

J. Fluids Eng 126(3), 442-448 (Jul 12, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1760549 History: Received June 09, 2003; Revised December 11, 2003; Online July 12, 2004
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Normalized vapor pressure distribution along the annular space centerline
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Normalized vapor pressure distribution along the CAHP (a) low radial Reynolds numbers, (b) moderate radial Reynolds numbers
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Vapor temperature distribution along the annular space centerline
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Streamline in the annular vapor space
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Schematic of a CAHP and coordinate system
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Grid arrangement in the vapor flow domain
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Schematic of the computational cells and nodes
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Streamlines in the annular space at low to moderate vapor Reynolds numbers




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