Shock wave-induced evaporation of water droplets in a gas-droplet mixture 646

H.W.J. Goossens, J.W. Cleijne, H.J. Smolders, M.E.H. Dongen, van

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    Abstract

    A model is presented for the droplet evaporation process induced by a shock wave propagating in a fog. The model is based on the existence of a quasi-steady wet bulb state of the droplets during evaporation. It is shown that for moderate shock strength, Ma = <2,=" and=" droplet=" radii=" in=" the=" range=" of=" 1–5=" the,=" the=" major=" part=" of=" the=" evaporation=" process=" is=" governed=" by=" a=" balance=" between=" heat=" conduction=" and=" vapour=" diffusion.=" the=" formation=" of=" a=" fog=" by=" means=" of=" an=" unsteady=" adiabatic=" expansion=" of=" humid=" nitrogen=" is=" described.=" experimental=" results=" of=" shock=" induced=
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)561-568
    Number of pages8
    JournalExperiments in Fluids
    Volume6
    Issue number8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1988

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