Analysis of combined radiation and convection in a particulate laden falling film

S. Kumar, C. L. Tien

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Abstract

This paper presents a simple but realistic model of the interaction of radiative flux with convective transport in an absorbing, emitting, and scattering falling film. The analysis accounts for the spectral variations of the radiative intensities, emissions, reflections, refractions, scattering, and radiative properties. Such a model is required to design Direct Absorption Solar Receivers and to numerically evaluate their performance. Previous analyses in the literature have either neglected the flow field or have not considered scattering in the film and have assumed the properties to be spectrally constant. The present model is easy to understand and to numerically implement on the computer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD
PublisherPubl by ASME
Pages231-238
Number of pages8
Volume106
StatePublished - 1989
EventHeat Transfer Phenomena in Radiation, Combustion, and Fires - Philadelphia, PA, USA
Duration: Aug 6 1989Aug 9 1989

Other

OtherHeat Transfer Phenomena in Radiation, Combustion, and Fires
CityPhiladelphia, PA, USA
Period8/6/898/9/89

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Kumar, S., & Tien, C. L. (1989). Analysis of combined radiation and convection in a particulate laden falling film. In American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD (Vol. 106, pp. 231-238). Publ by ASME.