Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 50, Issue 1–2, pp 24–29 | Cite as

Modeling of Processes in Supercavitation Evaporator with Consideration of Thermodynamic Effects

  • V. A. Kulagin
  • T. A. P’yanykh

This study is devoted to an improved mathematical model for heat-and-mass exchange and hydrodynamic processes in supercavitating evaporators, which is based on local inter-phase kinematic and thermodynamic equilibrium and the absence of an interface between the water and steam. In contrast to familiar models, the proposed model allows for comprehensive evaluation of the influence exerted by controlled actions on treatment regimes, and increases the accuracy of calculations of process characteristics in the design stage and in-service period of power-system components.


desalination supercavitation evaporation process heat-and-mass exchange hydrodynamics improving computational accuracy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Siberian Federal UniversityKrasnoyarskRussia

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