Journal of engineering physics

, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 1268–1272 | Cite as

Structure parameters of metal-fiber heat pipe wicks

  • M. G. Semena
  • A. P. Nishchik
Article

Abstract

The results of an experimental investigation of local and average values of permeability and effective pore diameter for metal-fiber wicks, using a laser-Doppler velocity measurement, are presented and discussed.

Keywords

Permeability Statistical Physic Experimental Investigation Pore Diameter Velocity Measurement 

Notation

K

permeability coefficient, m2

V

filtration rate, m/sec

μ

viscosity, N·sec/m2

dp/dx

pressure gradient

σ

rms deviation

fi

probability density distribution,μm−1

D

pore diameter,μm

E

excess

A

asymmetry

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

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  • M. G. Semena
  • A. P. Nishchik

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