Journal of Thermodynamics / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Analysis of Effect of Heat Pipe Parameters in Minimising the Entropy Generation Rate

Table 1

Thermophysical properties taken as input parameters for design.

Thermophysical propertiesDesign value

Density of water985 kg/m3
Density of water vapour 0.13 kg/m3
Viscosity of water0.000797 N⋅s/m2
Viscosity of water vapour0.0000134 N⋅s/m2
Surface tension of water0.070 N/m
Latent heat of vapourisation2300000 J/kg
Thermal conductivity of water0.608 W/mK