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Solar thermal power system augmented with LHP

Basha, Saleem M and Bansal, Lalit and Sarma, Durgesh and Basu, Saptarshi and Kumar, Pramod and Ambirajan, Amrit (2013) Solar thermal power system augmented with LHP. In: International Conference of the SolarPACES, SEP 17-20, 2013, Las Vegas, NE, pp. 295-304.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.egypro.2014.03.032

Abstract

The present work reports the study of the bubble formation dynamics in the compensation chamber (CC) of the evaporator in Loop Heat Pipes. A series of experiments were conducted at different heat loads and bubbles in the CC were visualized. Bubbles diameter, frequency and velocity were measured and correlated against heat loads. Temperatures were measured at various locations and heat transfer coefficient was calculated. Performance of the LHP evaporator was evaluated at different heat loads. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license

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Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2014 09:14
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2014 09:14
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/49995

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