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Entropy generation and exergy destruction in condensing steam flow through turbine blade with surface roughness (2019)
Journal Article
Ding, H., Li, Y., Lakzian, E., Wen, C., & Wang, C. (2019). Entropy generation and exergy destruction in condensing steam flow through turbine blade with surface roughness. Energy Conversion and Management, 196, 1089-1104. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2019.06.066

In the steam turbine, the wetness loss due to vapor condensation is one of the most crucial losses at low-pressure stage. This study focused on entropy generation and exergy destruction of condensing steam flow in turbine blade with the roughness. Th... Read More

Performance of supersonic steam ejectors considering the nonequilibrium condensation phenomenon for efficient energy utilisation (2019)
Journal Article
Yang, Y., Zhu, X., Yan, Y., Ding, H., & Wen, C. (2019). Performance of supersonic steam ejectors considering the nonequilibrium condensation phenomenon for efficient energy utilisation. Applied Energy, 242, 157-167. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.03.023

Supersonic ejectors are of great interest for various industries as they can improve the quality of the low-grade heat source in an eco-friendly and sustainable way. However, the impact of steam condensation on the supersonic ejector performances is... Read More

CFD modeling of condensation process of water vapor in supersonic flows (2017)
Journal Article
Yang, Y., Walther, J. H., Yan, Y., & Wen, C. (2017). CFD modeling of condensation process of water vapor in supersonic flows. Applied Thermal Engineering, 115, 1357-1362. https://doi.org/10.1016...lthermaleng.2017.01.047

The condensation phenomenon of vapor plays an important role in various industries, such as the steam flow in turbines and refrigeration system. A mathematical model is developed to predict the spontaneous condensing phenomenon in the supersonic flow... Read More