Mathematical model of liquid meniscus shape in cylindrical micro-channel of the separator unit of condensing/separating system is presented. Moving liquid meniscus in the 10 μm cylindrical microchannel is used as a liquid lock to recover the liquid obtained by condensation from the separators. The main goal of the liquid locks to prevent penetration of a gas phase in the liquid line at the small flow rate of the condensate and because of pressure fluctuations in the vapor-gas-liquid loop. Calculation of the meniscus shape has been performed for liquid FC-72 at different values of pressure difference gas - liquid and under normal and micro gravity conditions.
|Journal||EPJ Web of Conferences|
|Publication status||Published - 25 Oct 2017|
|Event||14th All-Russian School-Conference of Young Scientists with International Participation on Actual Problems of Thermal Physics and Physical Hydrodynamics, AVTFG 2016 - Novosibirsk, Russian Federation|
Duration: 22 Nov 2016 → 25 Nov 2016