MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 84, 2016International Symposium and School of Young Scientists “Interfacial Phenomena and Heat Transfer” (IPHT 2016)
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|Published online||16 November 2016|
Two-phase flow patterns in horizontal rectangular minichannel
Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics, 630090, Lavrentiev ave. 1, Novosibirsk, Russia
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The two-phase flow in a short horizontal channel of rectangular cross-section of 1 × 19 mm2 has been studied experimentally. Five conventional two-phase flow patterns have been detected (bubble, churn, stratified, annular and jet) and transitions between them have been determined. It is shown that a change in the width of the horizontal channels has a substantial effect on the boundaries between the flow regimes.
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