Accession Number : AD0625791

Title :   ON THE MECHANISM OF BOILING OF LIQUID SODIUM ON A HEATING SURFACE AT FREE CONVECTION,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Deev,V. I. ; Solovev,A. N.

Report Date : 27 OCT 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Evaluated are the critical nucleus radius, the growth rate and separation diameter, the bubble separation frequency with sodium boiling on a heating surface with natural convection. It has been shown that all these quantities differ essentially from the similar ones with water boiling at a normal pressure. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SODIUM, BOILING), LIQUID METALS, BUBBLES, VAPORS, HEAT TRANSFER, HEAT OF VAPORIZATION, CONVECTION, PRESSURE, HEATING, USSR

Subject Categories : Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE