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Title: A critical review of pool and flow boiling heat transfer of dielectric fluids on enhanced surfaces
Authors: Leong, Kai Choong
Ho, Jin Yao
Wong, Kin Keong
Keywords: Engineering::Mechanical engineering
Issue Date: 2016
Source: Leong, K. C., Ho, J. Y., & Wong, K. K. (2017). A critical review of pool and flow boiling heat transfer of dielectric fluids on enhanced surfaces. Applied Thermal Engineering, 112, 999-1019. doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.10.138
Project: RG 119/14 
Journal: Applied Thermal Engineering 
Abstract: Pool and flow boiling of dielectric fluids are efficient direct liquid cooling techniques with immense potential in the thermal management of electronic/electrical components. However, due to the increasing demand for higher rate of heat flux dissipation, many enhanced surfaces have been developed to further augment the boiling performance of dielectric fluids. This has resulted in large collections of experimental data and predictive models being reported in the recent years. The present review seeks to consolidate and highlight the recent developments in pool and flow boiling of dielectric fluids on enhanced surfaces. The various models developed to characterize the nucleate boiling curves and to predict critical heat fluxes of plain and enhanced surface are critically examined. The effects of enhanced surfaces on the bubble dynamics in dielectric fluids are also examined and the fundamental studies on boiling found in the recent literature are provided. In addition, attempts are made to categorize the various enhanced surfaces based on their fabrication techniques and their heat transfer performances and to elucidate the thermal transport mechanisms involved. Based on the literature surveyed, the various experimental results are compared, existing shortfalls are identified and areas which require further investigations are proposed.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/144567
ISSN: 1359-4311
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.10.138
Rights: © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. This paper was published in Applied Thermal Engineering and is made available with permission of Elsevier Ltd.
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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