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  Graham Lewis

Postgraduate Student
 
       
 

Heat Transfer on Spinning Disc Reactors

 

Heat transfer and evaporation on the Spinning Disc Reactor (SDR). Investigating the heating of fluids of various viscosities on an oil-heated disc in order to study heating and evaporative rates.  Research has involved the use of an infra-red camera for thermal imaging of the fluid on the disc surface and the heating pattern of the disc resulting from underside heating fluid when no liquid is flowing on the topside.

 

Values for the local heat transfer co-efficients (on each side of the disc) and the overall heat transfer co-efficient have been produced, and evidence for nucleate boiling (or otherwise) has been sought.  These results are to be compared with evaporative rates from the disc.

 

For more information please contact Dr Jon Lee.

 

 

 

 

 Last modified: 04-Aug-2017