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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE841
Subject Title Two


Review of field equations in single phase flows – introduction to two-phase flows – basic averaging concepts- formulation and treatment of one-dimensional homogeneous flow model – separated flow model – drift flux model – simplified treatment of bubbly, slug, and annular flows –predictive methodologies for flow pattern transition in adiabatic and diabatic flows –Liquid-Vapour Phase Change Phenomenon: pool boiling – wetting phenomenon – bubble dynamics – nucleation concepts – convective boiling – heat transfer in partially and fully developed sub-cooled boiling – heat transfer in saturated boiling. Introduction to cryogenic two-phase flows-simple

modelling of chilldown. Simple treatment of transient flow situations-Modelling instabilities using perturbation theory- Kelvin-Helmholtz stability, Rayleigh-Benard convection, Rayleigh-Taylor instability. Introduction to waves in fluids-analytical solution of sloshing in tank-introduction to levelset method

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. Collier, J. G. and Thome, J. R., Convective Boiling and Condensation, 3rd ed., Oxford Univ. Press (2002).

2. Carey, V. P., Liquid-Vapour Phase-Change Phenomenon: An Introduction to the Thermophysics of Vaporization and Condensation Process in Heat Transfer Equipment, 2nd ed., Taylor & Francis (2007).

3. Wallis, G. B., One-Dimensional Two-Phase Flow, McGraw-Hill (1969).

4. Mostafa Ghiaasiaan, S., Two-phase flow boiling and condensation in Conventional and Miniature systems, Cambridge (2014).

5. Todreas, N.E. and Kazimi, M.S., BoilingNuclear systems II: Elements of thermal hydraulic design (Vol. 2), Taylor & Francis (1990).

6. Kundu, P., Cohen, I., Dowling, D, AdvancedFluid mechanics, 6th ed., Academic Press (2015).