Experimental Analysis of Multiphase Flow in Metallic foam: Flow Laws, Heat Transfer and Convective Boiling

@article{Topin2006ExperimentalAO,
  title={Experimental Analysis of Multiphase Flow in Metallic foam: Flow Laws, Heat Transfer and Convective Boiling},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Topin and Jean Philippe Bonnet and Brahim Madani and Lounes Tadrist},
  journal={Advanced Engineering Materials},
  year={2006},
  volume={8}
}
The first part of this work deals with flow laws of gas, liquid and mixtures in metallic foam. This experimental work is based on the stationary pressure profile measurement in a channel filled with metallic foam of several grades or materials for several controlled flow rates. Several foam samples with different characteristics (10, 40, 60, 100 ppi) of copper and of nickel are studied. In single‐phase conditions, we evaluate the permeability and inertial the coefficient according to the… 
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