The dynamics of a boiling bubble before and after detachment

C.W.M. Geld, van der

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    An overview is given of prediction methods for motion and deformation of a bubble that is created by boiling at a wall, at times before and after detachment, with a focus on added mass forces in the vicinity of the wall. The possibility to apply added mass coefficients derived in potential flows also to flows with vorticity is examined. An introduction to Lagrangian methods is given. Added mass tensors are derived for deforming bubbles at and away from a plane wall. Expressions for induced hydrodynamic lift forces are given, and validation experiments are briefly discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 6th ECI International conference on Boiling Heat Transfer, 7-12 May, Spoleto, Italy
    Publication statusPublished - 2006


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