Effect of vapour pressure on power output of a Leidenfrost heat engine

Prashant Agrawal, Anthony Buchoux, Anthony Walton, Khellil Sefiane, Jonathan Terry, Adam Stokes, Glen McHale, Gary G. Wells, Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar

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In the Leidenfrost effect, when a liquid droplet comes in contact with a surface heated to temperatures significantly above the liquid’s boiling point, a vapour layer forms instantly due to which the droplet levitates on the surface.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of 16th UK Heat Transfer Conference (UKHTC2019)
EditorsChuang Wen, Yuying Yan
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-33-4765-6
ISBN (Print)978-981-33-4764-9
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jun 2021
EventUK Heat Transfer Conference 2019 - Nottingham, United Kingdom
Duration: 8 Sept 201910 Sept 2019


ConferenceUK Heat Transfer Conference 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


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