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    • Mechanism of dropwise condensation 

      Umur, Aydin; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1963], 1963)
      From a study of surface phenomena, information is obtained about conditions under which net condensation can occur. An experimental examination of the surface, using an optical method capable of detecting thin films of ...
    • The mechanism of heat transfer in nucleate pool boiling 

      Han, Chi-Yeh; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Division of Sponsored Research, [1962], 1962)
      A criterion is developed for bubble initiation from a gas filled cavity on a surface in contact with a superheated layer of liquid. It is found that the temperature of bubble initiation on a given surface is a function of ...
    • Mechanism of nucleate pool boiling heat transfer to sodium and the criterion for stable boiling 

      Shai, Isaac (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Engineering Projects Laboratory, [1967], 1967)
      A comparison between liquid metals and other common fluids, like water, is made as regards to the various stages of nucleate pool boiling. It is suggested that for liquid metals the stage of building the thermal layer plays ...
    • The mechanism of void formation in initially subcooled systems 

      Griffith, P.; Snyder, George A. (Cambridge, Mass., M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1963], 1963)
      When an initially subcooled, water filled system undergoes a transient in heat flux or pressure such that bubbles form, the most important variable which determines the volume of the resulting void is the number of bubbles ...
    • The mechanism of void formation in initially subcooled systems 

      Griffith, P.; Snyder, George A. (Cambridge, Mass., M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1963], 1963)
      When an initially subcooled, water filled system undergoes a transient in heat flux or pressure such that bubbles form, the most important variable which determines the volume of the resulting void is the number of bubbles ...
    • A method of correlating heat transfer data for surface boiling of liquids 

      Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Division of Industrial Cooporation, [1951], 1951)
      A method based an a logical uxplanation of the meani of beat transfer associated with the boiling process is presented for correlating heat transfer data for nucleate boiling of liquids for the case of pool boiling. Tbe ...
    • Model of critical heat flux in subcooled flow boiling 

      Fiori, Mario P.; Bergles A. E. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1968], 1968)
      The physical phenomenon occurring before and at the critical heat flux (CHF) for subcooled flow boiling has been investigated. The first phase of this study established the basic nature of the flow structure at CHF. A ...
    • The Momentum flux in two-phase flow 

      Andeen, Gerry B.; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Division of Sponsored Research, [1965], 1965)
      The average momentum flux at a section of a pipe with twophase upflow has been measured by the impulse technique. Steamwater and air-water mixtures were tested in one-inch and onehalf inch nominal pipes. Homogeneous ...
    • Natural convection flows in parallel connected vertical channels with boiling 

      Eselgroth, Peter Ward; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1967], 1967)
      The steady-state flow configuration in an array of parallel heated channels is examined with the objective of predicting the behavior of a reactor during a loss of flow accident. A method of combining the results of single ...
    • Nucleate boiling bubble growth and departure 

      Staniszewski, Bogumil E. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Industrial Cooperation, [1959], 1959)
      The vapor bubble formation on the heating surface during pool boiling has been studied experimentally. Experiments were made at the atmospheric pressure 28 psi and 40 psi, using degassed distilled water and ethanol. The ...
    • Post critical heat transfer to flowing liquid in a vertical tube 

      Plummer, David N. (Cambridge, Mass. : Heat Transfer Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974, 1974)
    • The prediction of low quality boiling voids 

      Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Division of Sponsored Research, [1963], 1963)
      Slug flow theory is used to predict the density in heated channels of various shapes. In order to make this calculation possible, measurements are made of the bubble rise velocity in annuli, tube bundles, and channels. It ...
    • The Prediction of multiple heated channel flow patterns from single channel pressure drop data 

      Eselgroth, Peter Ward; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering [1968], 1968)
      Pressure drop and burnout data taken on a single tube apparatus using Freon at one atmosphere has been used to predict the flow patterns, burnout and points at which flow reverses in a five tube array. All the behavior ...
    • Pressure drop with surface boiling in small-diameter tubes 

      Dr̲mer, Thomas; Bergles A. E. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, [1964, 1964)
      Pressure drop for water flowing in small-diameter tubes under isothermal, nonboiling, and surface-boiling conditions was investigated. Experimental results for local pressure gradient and heattransfer coefficients are ...
    • Refrigerant forced-convection condensation inside horizontal tubes 

      Bae, Soonhoon; Maulbetsch, John S.; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Heat Transfer Laboratory, [1968], 1968)
      Condensing heat transfer rates inside a horizontal tube were investigated -for large quality changes across the tube. The proposed correlation is a modification of the work of Rohsenow, Webber and Ling [29]. The result of ...
    • Refrigerant forced-convection condensation inside horizontal tubes 

      Bae, Soonhoon; Maulbetsch, John S.; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Heat Transfer Laboratory, [1969], 1969)
      High vapor velocity condensation inside a tube was studied theoretically. The heat transfer coefficients were calculated by the momentum and heat transfer analogy. The Von Karman universal velocity distribution was applied ...
    • Refrigerant forced-convection condensation inside horizontal tubes 

      Bae, Soonhoon; Maulbetsch, John S.; Rohsenow, Warren M. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Heat Transfer Laboratory, [1970], 1970)
      High vapor velocity condensation inside a tube was studied theoretically. The heat transfer coefficients were calculated by the momentum and heat transfer analogy. The Von Karman universal velocity distribution was applied ...
    • The role of surface conditions in nucleate boiling 

      Griffith, P.; Wallis, John D. (Cambridge, Mass. : Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Division of Industrial Cooperation, [1958], 1958)
      Nucleation from a single cavity has been stuied indicating that cavity gemtry is aportant in two ways. The mouth diameter determines the superheat nmeded to initiate boiling and its shape determines its stability one boiling ...
    • Slug flow 

      Griffith, P.; Wallis, Graham B. (Cambridge, Mass. : Division of Sponsored Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1959], 1959)
      Introduction: When two phases flow concurrently in a pipe, they can distribute themselves in a number of different configurations. The gas could be uniformly dispersed throughout the liquid in the form of small bubbles. ...
    • Some hydrodynamic characteristics of bubbly mixtures flowing vertically upward in tubes 

      Rose, Sewell C.; Griffith, P. (Cambridge, Mass. : M.I.T. Division of Sponsored Research, [1964], 1964)
      An investigation of bubbly flow has been conducted in vertical plexiglass tubes using air and water at atmospheric pressure. The bubbly flow pattern is an entrance condition or a non-fully developed flow. A spontaneous ...