Rapid Transient Heat Transfer of Near-Critical Carbon Dioxide

Taku Ohara, Jun Tamba, Toshio Aihara

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Rapid transient free-convective heat-transfer characteristics from a horizontal platinum wire in supercritical carbon dioxide were studied experimentally. Time history of correlations between heat flux and superheat was shown for various step heat input, and a comparison of the time histories between supercritical and subcritical CO2 was made. In the case of transient heat transfer to supercritical CO2, the occurrence of a bubble-like structure was observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1370-1377
Number of pages8
JournalNihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, B Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part B
Issue number572
Publication statusPublished - 1994


  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Free Convective Heat Transfer
  • Rapid Transient Heat Transfer
  • Supercritical Fluid


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