Chapter 3. Attainable Superheating of One-Component Liquids

  1. Vladimir G. Baidakov

Published Online: 29 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610662.ch3

Explosive Boiling of Superheated Cryogenic Liquids

Explosive Boiling of Superheated Cryogenic Liquids

How to Cite

Baidakov, V. G. (2007) Attainable Superheating of One-Component Liquids, in Explosive Boiling of Superheated Cryogenic Liquids, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610662.ch3

Author Information

  1. Institute of Thermal Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405756

Online ISBN: 9783527610662



  • explosive boiling;
  • superheated cryogenic liquids;
  • attainable superheating;
  • one-component liquids;
  • formation of critical bubble;
  • boiling-up kinetics;
  • stochastic theory of nucleation;
  • quasistatic methods;
  • dynamic methods;
  • cavitation strength


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Two Approaches to the Determination of the Work of Formation of a Critical Bubble

  • Boiling-Up Kinetics of Superheated Liquids

  • Elements of the Stochastic Theory of Nucleation

  • Experimental Procedures in the Analysis of Boiling in Superheated Liquids

  • Quasistatic Methods of Investigating Limiting Superheatings of Liquids

  • Dynamic Methods of Investigating Explosive Boiling-Up of Liquids

  • Results of Experiments on Classical Liquids

  • Superheating of Quantum Liquids

  • Surface Tension of Vapor Nuclei

  • Cavitation Strength of Cryogenic Liquids

  • Attainable Superheating of Liquid Argon at Negative Pressures

  • Initiated Nucleation

  • Heterogeneous Nucleation