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Liquid Column Deformation and Particle Size Distribution in Gas Atomization

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A water-gas flow injected by a close coupled atomizer was studied via High Speed Photography and Phase Doppler Anemometry. The formation of a wave disturbance on the surface of the water column was confirmed. The flow converged within an area approximately 3 mm in diameter, independent of atomization conditions. The particle size distribution across the spray suggested a trend of decreasing particle sizes and particle velocities with increasing distance from the spray axis of symmetry.

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G. Antipas, "Liquid Column Deformation and Particle Size Distribution in Gas Atomization," Materials Sciences and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011, pp. 87-96. doi: 10.4236/msa.2011.22012.

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