Il Nuovo Cimento D

, Volume 16, Issue 7, pp 883–893 | Cite as

A design and performance test of the visualization within a capillary pumped loop

  • W. K. Lin
  • P. L. Wong
  • P. C. Wong
  • P. C. Cheng
  • H. Paul Wang
Article

Summary

Capillary Pumped Loop (CPL) is a thermal management device for advanced spacecrafts. This paper presents the operating principles of a CPL and the design characteristics of the components. Another purpose of this experiment was to build up a transparent loop in order to better determine and observe the internal thermofluid dynamics. The results indicated that the CPL could be in normal operation under various heat modes. Observation also told Non-Condensed Gas (NCG) was moving and collecting to somewhere between the condenser section.

PACS 66.10

Diffusion and ionic conduction in liquids 

PACS 61.25

Studies of specific liquid structures 

PACS 01.30.Cc

Conference proceedings 

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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. K. Lin
    • 1
  • P. L. Wong
    • 1
  • P. C. Wong
    • 1
  • P. C. Cheng
    • 1
  • H. Paul Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear EngineeringNational Tsing-Hua UniversityHsinchuTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Department of Environmental EngineeringNational Cheng Kung UniversityTaiwan, R.O.C.

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