Condensation

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Condensation occurs when a saturated or superheated vapor – pure or multi-component – comes into contact with an object, such as a wall or other contaminant, that has a temperature below the saturation temperature.

Heterogeneous and homogeneous condensation, and phase diagrams for condensation of binary vapor.
Dropwise condensation formation theories, critical droplet radius, thermal resistances, and heat transfer coefficient.
Regimes, governing equations for a binary vapor mixture, stagnant pure vapor reservoir, effects of vapor motion, turbulent film condensation, cylinders and spheres, and effects of noncondensable gas

8.4.1 Condensation in a Tube with Suction at the Porous Wall 8.4.2 Annular Condensation Heat Transfer in a Microgravity Environment 8.4.3 Condensation Removal by a Centrifugal Field via a Rotating Disk 8.4.4 Condensation by Capillary Action in a Heat Pipe Vapor Space Wick Wall Boundary Conditions Initial Conditions

8.5.1 Overview 8.5.2 Gravity-Dominated Film Condensation on an Inclined Wall 8.5.3 Effect of Surface Tension on Condensation in Porous Media


, dropwise condensation, vertical plate, cylinder and sphere, nongravitational condensate removal, and film condensation in porous media.