The effect of circumferential tube wall heat conduction upon laminar filmwise condensation on the outside of condenser tubes.
Holland, Howard Michael
MetadataShow full item record
This thesis describes the results of a theoretical study to predict the thermal behavior of an internally-cooled tube in a condensing vapor. The analysis constitutes a unique application of the finite element method and provides new insights into the effects of circumferential conduction upon condenser tube performance. Comparisons are made between the present analysis and the theoretical and experimental works of others. The inclusion of circumferential conduction leads to an improvement in the predictive capabilities of the analytical model.
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Ball, Robert E. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1971-06); NPS-57BP7161ASeveral finite differencing schemes are used to compute the natural frequencies and mode shapes of simply supported circular cylindrical shells in an attempt to determine the most accurate numerical mode. Sets of difference ...
Boticario, Luis A. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1991-12);Both numerical and experimental analyses were performed to investigate underwater shock propagation and the induced nonlinear response of cylindrical shells with end caps. The cylinders were subjected to shocks from ...
THE RESPONSE AND FAILURE MECHANISMS OF CIRCULAR METAL AND COMPOSITE PLATES SUBJECTED TO UNDERWATER SHOCK LOADING Jones, Robert A. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1990-03);The response and failure mechanism of circular aluminum and S-2 glass fiber/po lyester resin matrix composi te panels in response to underwater shock loading were investigated. The response of the aluminum panels was ...