Experimental Investigation on Pool Boiling Heat Transfer to Formic Acid, Propanol and 2-Butanol Pure Liquids under the Atmospheric Pressure


Department of Chemical Engineering, Mahshahr branch, Islamic Azad University, Mahshahr, Iran


In this research, pool boiling heat transfer coefficient values were experimentally measured up to heat flux 115kW.m-2. Experiments were carried out for pool boiling of pure liquids, including of Formic acid, Propanol, 2-butanol on a horizontal smoothed cylinder, at atmospheric pressure. Applicability of the existing well-known and most common used correlations is comparatively discussed, with the present experimental data. The major predictions (over and/or under) were observed in some parameter range by the existing correlations. In this investigation the correlations of Stephan Abdelsalam, Boyko-Kruzhilin and Mostinski, have been compared with experimental data.