Pressure drop during condensation of refrigerants in pipe minichannels

Journal title

Archives of Thermodynamics




No 1 August



Compact condenser ; Condensation in minichannels ; Pressure drop during flow in condensation

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne




The Committee on Thermodynamics and Combustion of the Polish Academy of Sciences




Artykuły / Articles


ISSN 1231-0956 ; eISSN 2083-6023


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