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An Investigation of Simple Evaporation Models Used in Spray Simulations

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G. F. Yao, S. I. Abdel-Khalik, S. M. Ghiaasiaan

The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332

J. Heat Transfer 125(1), 179-182 (Jan 29, 2003) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1517267 History: Received April 30, 2001; Revised July 08, 2002; Online January 29, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
Comparison of transient evolution of droplet mass with the data of Haywood et al. 9
Grahic Jump Location
Comparison of transient evolution of the rate of droplet heating with the data of Haywood et al. 9
Grahic Jump Location
Comparison of transient evolution of droplet mass with the data of Chiang et al. 10

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