Pumpless Loop for Narrow Channel and Micro-Channel Boiling

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Swaraj Mukherjee, Issam Mudawar

Purdue University International Electronic Cooling Alliance (PUIECA), West Lafayette, IN 47907

J. Electron. Packag 125(3), 431-441 (Sep 17, 2003) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1602708 History: Received June 01, 2002; Online September 17, 2003
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Pumpless loop cooling concept and experimental setup
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Details of (a) housing, (b) sectional view, and (c) heater of test module
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CHF variation with boiler gap for (a) FC-72 and (b) water
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Boiling curves for different gaps for (a) FC-72 and (b) water
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Photos of boiling surface in FC-72 at different heat fluxes for (a) 0.51 mm, (b) 1.27 mm, and (c) 12.32-mm gap
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Photos of boiling surface in water at different heat fluxes for (a) 0.13 mm, (b) 4.32 mm, and (c) 12.32-mm gap
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Temporal records of boiler temperatures at CHF− for different gaps for (a) FC-72 and (b) water
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Nomenclature used in pressure drop model
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Pressure drop model predictions for (a) FC-72 and (b) water



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