2015
DOI: 10.1115/1.4030794
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Abstract: Supercritical helium owing to its single-phase characteristics and enhanced heat transfer near the pseudo-critical region is envisaged as a potential coolant for superconducting magnets used in particle accelerators and fusion devices. However, near the transposed critical line, there is a wide fluctuation of thermophysical properties like specific heat at constant pressure, density, thermal conductivity, viscosity, etc. As a consequence of this fluctuation, heat transfer and fluid flow studies become difficul…

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