Sirignano, William A. Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine, California.
- Drag force on droplets
- Flow in and around droplets
- Droplet trajectories
- Heat transfer and vaporization
- Supercritical behavior
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A special case of a two-phase (gas and liquid) flow in which the liquid phase is the dispersed phase and exists in the form of many droplets. The gas phase is the continuous phase, so abstract continuous lines (or surfaces) can be constructed through the gas at any instant without intersection of the droplets. The droplets and the gas have velocities that can be different, so both phases can move through some fixed volume or chamber and the droplets can move relative to the surrounding gas. See also: Gas; Liquid; Particulates; Two-phase flow
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