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Heat transfer correlation for two-phase flow in vertical pipes using support vector machines
Tam,Hou Kuan1; Tam,Lap Mou1,2; Ghajar,Afshin J.3
2011
Source PublicationHeat Transfer Engineering
ISSN0145-7632
Volume32Issue:11-12Pages:1047-1052
AbstractIt has been shown by Tam and his coworkers [7] that the support vector machines (SVM) have excellent capability of handling complicated single-phase heat transfer problems. Therefore, it would be logical to extend the investigation to other flow situations, such as two-phase flow or flow in microtubes. In this study, SVM is used to correlate the two-phase, two-component flow data. Four sets of experimental data (a total of 255 data points) for vertical pipes used in this study were from Kim et al. [3]. They proposed a heat transfer correlation for turbulent gas-liquid flow in vertical pipes with different flow patterns and fluid combinations. Their correlation predicted the experimental data with a deviation range of -64.7% and 39.6%. Majority of the experimental data (245 data points or 96% of the data) were predicted within the ±30% range. A new correlation using SVM is developed in this study. The new correlation outperforms the traditional least-squares correlation and predicts the experimental data within the ±15% range. Copyright © Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.
DOI10.1080/01457632.2011.556497
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Language英语
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Document TypeJournal article
CollectionUniversity of Macau
Affiliation1.Department of Electromechanical Engineering,Faculty of Science and Technology,University of Macau,Taipa, Macau,Macao
2.Institute for the Development and Quality,Macau,China
3.School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,Oklahoma State University,Stillwater, OK 74078,United States
First Author AffilicationFaculty of Science and Technology
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Tam,Hou Kuan,Tam,Lap Mou,Ghajar,Afshin J.. Heat transfer correlation for two-phase flow in vertical pipes using support vector machines[J]. Heat Transfer Engineering,2011,32(11-12):1047-1052.
APA Tam,Hou Kuan,Tam,Lap Mou,&Ghajar,Afshin J..(2011).Heat transfer correlation for two-phase flow in vertical pipes using support vector machines.Heat Transfer Engineering,32(11-12),1047-1052.
MLA Tam,Hou Kuan,et al."Heat transfer correlation for two-phase flow in vertical pipes using support vector machines".Heat Transfer Engineering 32.11-12(2011):1047-1052.
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