Numerical simulation of the detachment of bubbles from a rough surface at microscale level

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In this paper nucleate boiling is studied at microscale level in two dimensions focusing on the influence of the cavity size and density on the growth and detachment of a single bubble. Furthermore the interactions of bubbles detaching from two neighbouring nucleation sites are studied in details.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-269
Number of pages7
JournalNuclear Engineering and Design
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Mechanical Engineering

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