Solving dynamic equations for the collection and evaporation of an aerosol

Hendrik J Viljoen, D. Eyre, C. J. Wright

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Abstract

We investigate the coalescence of drops undergoing random Brownian motion and evaporation. The evolution of the drop size spectrum is determined by solving a partial integro‐differential equation with a kernel that describes the pairwise coalescence of drops. Numerical results for fuel injection with n‐octane suggest that the size distribution of drops is determined by two competing processes, namely coalescence and evaporation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)938-943
Number of pages6
JournalCanadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume68
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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Aerosols
Evaporation
Coalescence
Integrodifferential equations
Brownian movement
Fuel injection

Keywords

  • aerosol collection
  • Brownian motion
  • coalescence
  • drop evaporation
  • fuel injection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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Solving dynamic equations for the collection and evaporation of an aerosol. / Viljoen, Hendrik J; Eyre, D.; Wright, C. J.

In: Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 68, No. 6, 1990, p. 938-943.

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