Hydrodynamic Aspects of Capillary Pumped Loops

Triem Hoang, Jentung Ku
1996 SAE Technical Paper Series   unpublished
In the past, the design of a Capillary Pumped Loop involved mainly on the thermodynamics and heat transfer aspects of the system. The fluid flow dynamics of the working fluid were deemed benign to the system performance. Recently theoretical and experimental studies have revealed several mechanisms that led to the deprime of the capillary pumps. These mechanisms were all related to the dynamics of the fluid movement inside the loop.
doi:10.4271/961435 fatcat:duub2hkicvdubagav7dlqutr24