The present research is an experimental study of “double enhancement” behavior in pool boiling from heater surfaces simulating microelectronic devices immersed in saturated FC-72 at atmospheric pressure. The term “double enhancement” refers to the combination of two different enhancement techniques: a large-scale area enhancement (square pin fin array) and a small-scale surface enhancement (microporous coating). Fin lengths were varied from 0 (flat surface) to 8 mm. Effects of this double enhancement technique on critical heat flux (CHF) and nucleate boiling heat transfer in the horizontal orientation (fins are vertical) are investigated. Results showed significant increases in nucleate boiling heat transfer coefficients with the application of the microporous coating to the heater surfaces. CHF was found to be relatively insensitive to surface microstructure for the finned surfaces except in the case of the surface with 8-mm-long fins. The nucleate boiling and CHF behavior has been found to be the result of multiple, counteracting mechanisms: surface area enhancement, fin efficiency, surface microstructure (active nucleation site density), vapor bubble departure resistance, and re-wetting liquid flow resistance. [S0022-1481(00)02603-7]
Pool Boiling Heat Transfer From Plain and Microporous, Square Pin-Finned Surfaces in Saturated FC-72
Contributed by the Heat Transfer Division for publication in the JOURNAL OF HEAT TRANSFER. Manuscript received by the Heat Transfer Division, June 18, 1999; revision received, Apr. 17, 2000. Associate Technical Editor: T. Chu.
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Rainey, K. N., and You, S. M. (April 17, 2000). "Pool Boiling Heat Transfer From Plain and Microporous, Square Pin-Finned Surfaces in Saturated FC-72 ." ASME. J. Heat Transfer. August 2000; 122(3): 509–516. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1288708
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