Preliminary Program

MICROGRAVITY FLUID PHYSICS
AND HEAT TRANSFER

September 19 -24, 1999
Turtle Bay Hilton Resort
57-091 Kamehameha Highway
Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii 96731
Tel: 1-808-293-8811 Fax: 1-808-293-9147

Conference Chair:
V. Dhir
University of California, Los Angeles
Conference Co-Chair:
J. Straub
TU Munich
Conference Co-Chair:
Y. Fujita
Kyushu University

United Engineering Foundation, Inc.
Three Park Avenue, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10017-5902
Phone: 1-212-591-7836 Fax: 1-212-591-7441
E-mail: engfnd@aol.com Website: www.engnfnd.org

Sunday, September 19, 1999

4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Registration

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dinner

8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Opening Remarks
V. Dhir, Conference Chair
Frank Schmidt, UEF Conferences Committee Technical Liaison

8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Welcoming Reception

Monday, September 20, 1999

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

SESSION I: CAPILLARY AND TWO-PHASE FLOWS IN
MICROGRAVITY
Session Chair: TBA

8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. A Sukhodolsky
Capillary Motive Forces for Liquid Extraction in Microgravity Conditions by Sunlight

9:10 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. R. Kelly and A.C. Or
Active Control of Thermocapillary Convection of the Marangoni-Bénard Type

9:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Coffee Break

10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. P. Neitzel
TBA

11:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. E.G. Keshock, C.S. Lin, P.W. Dunn, M. Harrison,
L.G. Edwards and, J. Knapp
Pressure Drop Measurements of Two Phase Flow in Helical Coils Under Microgravity Conditions

11:40 a.m. - 12:00 noon Discussion

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ad hoc Sessions and/or free time

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Dinner
Coffee will be served in the back of the meeting room at 8:30 p.m.

SESSION I: CAPILLARY AND TWO-PHASE FLOWS IN
MICROGRAVITY (continued)
Session Chair: TBA

7:45 p.m. - 8:25 p.m. L. De Luca and M. Costa.
Growth of 3D Perturbations Energy in Plane Gravitational Jets

8:25 p.m. - 9:05 p.m. C. Bartscher and J. Straub.
Forced Piston Effect Experiments under 1g and g at Various Densities around the Critical Point of SF6

9:05 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. A. Narain, G. Yu and Q. Liu.
Computational Simulation and Flow Physics for Stratified/Annular Condensing Flows

9:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Discussion

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Social Hour

Tuesday, September 21, 1999

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

SESSION II: BUBBLE DYNAMICS IN MICROGRAVITY
Session Chair: TBA

8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Y. Abe and A. Iwasaki
Single and Dual Vapor Bubble Experiments in Microgravity

9:10 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. D. Qiu, N. Ramanujapu, V.K.Dhir, M.M. Hasan, D. Chao,
E. Neumann and G. Yee
Single and Multibubble Dynamics During Nucleate Boiling Under Microgravity Conditions

9:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Coffee Break

10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. H. Merte and H.S. Lee
Interfacial Mass Transfer Studies in Vapor Bubbles in Microgravity

11:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. H. Takahira and S. Banerjee
Numerical Simulation of Three Dimensional Bubble Growth and Detachment in a Microgravity Shear Flow

11:40 a.m. - 12:00 noon Discussion

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ad hoc Sessions and/or free time

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Dinner
Coffee will be served in the back of the meeting room at 8:30 p.m.

SESSION II: BUBBLE DYNAMICS IN MICROGRAVITY (continued)
Session Chair: TBA

7:45 p.m. - 8:25 p.m. P.C. Wayner and J. Plawsky
Long Range Intermolecular Forces in Change-of-Phase Heat Transfer: The Constrained Vapor Bubble

8:25 p.m. - 9:05 p.m. N. Gumerov
Rectified Heat Transfer to Vapor Bubbles in Standing Acoustic Waves

9:05 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. S. Singh and V.K. Dhir.
Effect of Gravity and Liquid Subcooling on Bubble Dynamics During Nucleate Boiling

9:45 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Discussion

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Social Hour

Wednesday, September 22, 1999

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

SESSION III: BOILING HEAT TRANSFER IN MICROGRAVITY
Session Chair: TBA

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. J. Straub
Pool Boiling in Microgravity

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. H. Merte and H.S. Lee
Pool Boiling Mechanisms in Microgravity

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. M. Zell
Experience and Perspectives of Science Hardware Development and Operation for Boiling and Interface Phenomena Research under Microgravity Conditions

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. K. Suzuki, Y. Koyama and H. Kawamura
A Contribution Towards Burnout Heat Flux in Microgravity

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. H. Ohta
Boiling Experiments Under Microgravity Conditions, by Using Transparent Heaters

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Discussion

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ad hoc Sessions and/or free time

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Dinner

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. POSTER SESSION

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Social Hour

Thursday, September 23, 1999

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

SESSION IV: DROPLETS AND BUBBLES IN MICROGRAVITY
Session Chair: TBA

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. G. Wozniak, R. Balasubramanian, P.H. Hadland and
R.S. Subramanian
Temperature Fields in a Liquid due to the Thermocapillary Flow of Bubbles and Drops

9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Y.M. Yang, T.H. Chiang, T.C. Wu and J.R. Ma
Bulk Soluble Surfactant Induced Retardation of the Thermocapillary Migration of a Droplet

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. S.S. Sadhal, E.H. Trinh and S.K. Chung
Earth Based and Microgravity Studies of Spot-Heated Levitated Single Drops

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon Discussion

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ad hoc Sessions and/or free time

SESSION V: BIOLOGICAL SYSTEM BEHAVIOR MICROGRAVITY
Session Chair: TBA

6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. P.S. Ayyaswamy
The Culture of Three-Dimensional Bone-Like Tissue under Simulated Microgravity Conditions in NASA's Rotating Wall Vessels: Experimental and Numerical Studies

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. TBA

7:00 p.m. - 7:20 p.m. Wrap up discussion

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Luau and Social Hour

Friday, September 24, 1999

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Conference Adjournment

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