Ground-based activities in preparation of SELENE ISS experiment on self-rewetting fluids

R. Savino, Y. Abe, D. Castagnolo, G. P. Celata, O. Kabov, M. Kawaji, M. Sato, Kotaro Tanaka, J. R. Thome, S. Van Vaerenbergh

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SELENE (SELf rewetting fluids for thermal ENErgy management) is a microgravity experiment proposed to the European Space Agency (ESA) in response to the Announcement of Opportunities for Physical Sciences. Main objectives of the microgravity research onboard ISS include the quantitative investigation of heat transfer performances of "self-rewetting fluids" and "nano self-rewetting fluids" in model heat pipes and validation of adequate theoretical and numerical modelling able to predict their behaviour in microgravity conditions. This article summarizes the results of ground-based research activities in preparation of the microgravity experiments. They include: 1) thermophysical properties measurements; 2) study of thermo-soluto-capillary effects in micro-channels; 3) numerical modelling; 4) thermal and concentration distribution measurements with optical (e.g. interferometric) and intrusive techniques; 5) surface tension-driven effects and thermal performances test on different capillary structures and heat pipes; 6) breadboards development and support to definition of scientific requirements.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012032
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume327
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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International Space Station
microgravity
preparation
heat pipes
fluids
physical sciences
performance tests
thermophysical properties
European Space Agency
thermal energy
interfacial tension
heat transfer
requirements

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Savino, R., Abe, Y., Castagnolo, D., Celata, G. P., Kabov, O., Kawaji, M., ... Vaerenbergh, S. V. (2011). Ground-based activities in preparation of SELENE ISS experiment on self-rewetting fluids. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 327(1), [012032]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/327/1/012032

Ground-based activities in preparation of SELENE ISS experiment on self-rewetting fluids. / Savino, R.; Abe, Y.; Castagnolo, D.; Celata, G. P.; Kabov, O.; Kawaji, M.; Sato, M.; Tanaka, Kotaro; Thome, J. R.; Vaerenbergh, S. Van.

In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 327, No. 1, 012032, 2011.

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Savino, R, Abe, Y, Castagnolo, D, Celata, GP, Kabov, O, Kawaji, M, Sato, M, Tanaka, K, Thome, JR & Vaerenbergh, SV 2011, 'Ground-based activities in preparation of SELENE ISS experiment on self-rewetting fluids', Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 327, no. 1, 012032. https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/327/1/012032
Savino, R. ; Abe, Y. ; Castagnolo, D. ; Celata, G. P. ; Kabov, O. ; Kawaji, M. ; Sato, M. ; Tanaka, Kotaro ; Thome, J. R. ; Vaerenbergh, S. Van. / Ground-based activities in preparation of SELENE ISS experiment on self-rewetting fluids. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 2011 ; Vol. 327, No. 1.
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