Modeling Film Dynamics in Spray Impingement

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Mario F. Trujillo

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Theoretical Division, T-3 MS B285, Los Alamos, NM 87545e-mail: mft@lanl.gov

Chia-fon F. Lee

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 140 Mechanical Engineering Building, 1206 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801e-mail: cflee@uiuc.edu

J. Fluids Eng 125(1), 104-112 (Jan 22, 2003) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1523064 History: Received March 06, 2001; Revised July 26, 2002; Online January 22, 2003
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Grahic Jump Location
Time-step size sensitivity presented in terms of dt/tlf,Nw=400, average particle density >39, and nFourier=6
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The effect of truncating the number of Fourier modes in the film velocity solution, Nw=400, average particle density >40, and dt/tlf=0.005
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Grid size sensitivity presented in terms of the number of cells occupied by the film at t=0,nFourier=6, average particle density >40, and dt/tlf=0.005
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Convergence with respect to the average number density, nFourier=6,dt/tlf=0.005, and Nw=400
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Film front displacement versus time
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Film width displacement versus time
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Film thickness at the end of film evolution 30 deg
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Film thickness at the end of film evolution 45 deg
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Film thickness at the end of film evolution 60 deg



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