TECHNICAL PAPERS: Radiative Heat Transfer

Radiative Heating of Semi-Transparent Diesel Fuel Droplets

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S. S. Sazhin, W. A. Abdelghaffar, E. M. Sazhina

School of Engineering, University of Brighton, Cockcroft Building, Brighton BN2 4GJ, U.K.

S. V. Mikhalovsky, S. T. Meikle

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, Cockcroft Building, Brighton BN2 4GJ, U.K.

C. Bai

Ricardo Consulting Engineers Ltd., Bridge Works, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex BN43 5FG, U.K.

J. Heat Transfer 126(1), 105-109 (Mar 10, 2004) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1643089 History: Received March 07, 2003; Revised September 22, 2003; Online March 10, 2004
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Grahic Jump Location
Indices of absorption of four types of diesel fuel versus wavelength λ. Yellow fuel corresponds to low sulfur ESSO AF1313 diesel fuel used in cars; pink fuel corresponds to BP Ford reference diesel fuel used in off road equipment.
Grahic Jump Location
Plots of Qa versus rd (solid) and Λ0 versus rd (dashed) for Text=1000 K,Text=1500 K,Text=2000 K,Text=2500 K, and Text=3000 K (indicated near the curves) for yellow unboiled diesel fuel. Plots shown in Fig. 2(a) are based on the values of coefficient found for external gas temperatures in the range 1000°K≤Text≤3000°K and droplet radii in the range 5≤rd≤50 μm. Plots shown in Fig. 2(b) are based on the values of coefficient found for external gas temperatures in the range 1000 K≤Text≤3000 K and droplet radii in the range 5≤rd≤100 μm.



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