Choked Flow of Fluid Nitrogen with Emphasis on the Thermodynamic Critical Region

  • R. C. Hendricks
  • R. J. Simoneau
  • R. C. Ehlers
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 18)


The critical discharge of fluids is of interest in a variety of industries: transportation, nuclear power, desalinization, aeronautics, and astronautics, to cite a few. The interest stems primarily from venting requirements and flow measurements, but includes such novel techniques as the production of hydrogen.


Stagnation Press Choke Flow Critical Discharge Critical Flow Stagnation Temperature 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. Hendricks
    • 1
  • R. J. Simoneau
    • 1
  • R. C. Ehlers
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA Lewis Research CenterClevelandUSA

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