MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 92, 2017Thermophysical Basis of Energy Technologies (TBET-2016)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||21 December 2016|
Study of the gas driven water rivulet flow regimes in the minichannels
1 Novosibirsk State University, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
2 Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
3 National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
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The paper deals with the experimental study of the gas (nitrogen) driven rivulet flow regimes of water outflowing from the nozzle with a width of 10 mm into minichannel with the height of 1.6±0.02 mm and a width of 30 mm. The authors revealed a new flow regime – namely “rivulet bridge” whose occurrence is attributed to the influence of relatively large static wetting angle of water on the flow regimes. The paper presents a map of the various rivulet flow regimes characterized by different surface geometry and types of surface deformations.
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