The Evaporation Mechanism in the Wick of Copper Heat Pipes

  • Shwin-Chung Wong

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Also part of the SpringerBriefs on Multiphase Flow book sub series (BRIEFSMUFLO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Back Matter
    Pages 37-38

About this book


This book discusses the evaporation mechanism in the wick of copper heat pipes. The investigations are based on recent visualization experiments for operating horizontal flat-plate heat pipes.


Evaporation Heat Transfer Evaporator Resistance Figure of Merit Heat Pipe Mesh Wick Nucleate Boiling Powder Wick Two-phase Heat Transfer

Authors and affiliations

  • Shwin-Chung Wong
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Power Mechanical EngineeringNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsin-ChuTaiwan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-04494-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-04495-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-530X
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5318
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