Pool boiling on horizontal tube, evaluation of ten correlations

Journal title

Archive of Mechanical Engineering




vol. 70


No 4


Baki, Touhami : Mechanical Faculty, Gaseous Fuels and Environment Laboratory, USTO-MB, El-M'Naouer, Oran, Algeria ; Sahel, Djamel : Department of Technical Sciences, Amar Telidji of Laghouat, Algeria



boiling ; horizontal tube ; correlation ; evaluation ; heat transfer coefficient

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne




Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee on Machine Building


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DOI: 10.24425/ame.2023.148125