Multidimensional Models of Spray Processes

  • Gunnar Stiesch
Part of the Heat and Mass Transfer book series (HMT)


Spray processes play an important role in many technical systems and industrial applications. Examples are spray cooling, spray painting, crop spraying, humidification and spray combustion in furnaces, gas turbines, rockets, as well as diesel and gasoline engines, to name only a few. Typical drop sizes in sprays vary over several orders of magnitude for different applications. Figure 5.1 gives a qualitative classification of broad spray classes.


Spray Process Weber Number Multidimensional Model Liquid Sheet Diesel Spray 
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  1. 1.Instit. f. Technische VerbrennungUniverstät HannoverHannoverGermany

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