Thermophysics and Aeromechanics

, Volume 21, Issue 6, pp 755–758 | Cite as

Hydraulic drag at the condensing steam flow in tubes

  • A. I. LeontievEmail author
  • O. O. Milman
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The dependency of condensing steam flow parameters in tubes and channels was studied as a function of different flow modes for the coolant: counter-flow, co-flow, cross-flow. The drop for the total pressure of steam is higher for the counter-flow than for the co-flow or cross-flow modes. The pressure drop was estimated with different computation models as a function flow mode. Calculation results were compared with experimental data.


steam condensation tube velocity pressure loss friction steam content 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research and Development Innovative Company “Turbocon”KalugaRussia

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