EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 110, 2016Thermophysical Basis of Energy Technologies 2015
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||23 February 2016|
Evaporation and Vapor Formation of Graphite Suspensions Based on Water in a High-Temperature Gas Environment: an Experimental Investigation
National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
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Published online: 23 February 2016
We performed an experimental research on evaporation and vapor formation of water droplets containing large (2 mm in size) and small (0.05 mm and 0.2 mm in diameter) graphite inclusions, when heated in a high-temperature gas environment. We applied a high-speed (up to 104 fps) video recording to establish mechanisms of the processes considered. Moreover, we revealed the positive influence of addition of small graphite inclusions on intensifying the evaporation of heterogeneous suspension droplets. In addition, we made the assumption on the formation of vapor layer around the 10 and 15 μl suspension droplets, as well as its negative influence on the lifetimes of suspension droplets τh (increasing the times) in a high-temperature gas environment.
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