The operational characteristics of a pulsating heat pipe (PHP) under different startup modes

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dc.contributor.author Kathait, Pawan Singh en
dc.contributor.author Sharma, Rajnish en
dc.contributor.editor Lau, TCW en
dc.contributor.editor Kelso, RM en
dc.coverage.spatial Adelaide, Australia en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-27T23:10:56Z en
dc.date.issued 2018-12-13 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-646-59784-3 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/45593 en
dc.description.abstract A pulsating heat pipe is a two-phase passive heat transportation device. It is a serpentine capillary tube which is partially charged with the working fluid. A PHP does not have any moving parts and does not require any additional power source to operate. Its simple structure, scalability, effectiveness, and low manufacturing cost have made the PHP an attractive option for thermal management of electronic devices. Two startup modes of the PHP, a soft or gradual startup, and a hard or sudden startup have been reported in the literature. These startup modes govern the behavior of a PHP during the startup period, and it is presently hypothesized that it further affects the PHP performance under its steady-state operation. This study focuses on understanding the operational characteristics of a PHP as a function of the mode of startup. Experimental investigations were conducted on a single loop PHP over a range of heat inputs, and an attempt has been made to gain insights into the mechanisms of different startup modes using CFD modeling. en
dc.description.uri https://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/21%20AFMC%20TOC.html en
dc.publisher Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society en
dc.relation.ispartof 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference en
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dc.title The operational characteristics of a pulsating heat pipe (PHP) under different startup modes en
dc.type Conference Item en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.author-url https://people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/imarusic/proceedings/21/Contribution_656_final.pdf en
pubs.finish-date 2018-12-13 en
pubs.start-date 2018-12-10 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Proceedings en
pubs.elements-id 760225 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Mechanical Engineering en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2019-01-28 en


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