Discussion of Direct Contact Condensation and Evaporation

  • A. F. Mills
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This chapter is a summary of the discussion that followed the presentations on direct-contact evaporation and condensation. Some detailed comments on these two topics are presented, which we hope will add to their value to the reader. Next is a discussion of important research and development needs. Finally, some brief conclusions are presented.


Interfacial Resistance Film Condenser Interfacial Heat Transfer Coefficient Surface Condenser Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion 
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