Stability Criteria of the Steady Flow of a Liquid Containing Bubbles Along a Nozzle

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A. Crespo, J. Garcı́a, J. Jiménez-Fernández

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Departamento de Ingenierı́a Energética y Fluidomecánica, José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain

J. Fluids Eng 123(4), 836-840 (Aug 08, 2001) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1412564 History: Received October 04, 2000; Revised August 08, 2001
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Schematic showing the evolution of the bubble radius for γ above and below its critical value
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Variation of the bifurcation parameter as function of σ/|cp min|, and |cp min|. Comparison of the solutions obtained with Eq. (30), the system of equations (3), (4), (5′), (6′), and the original system of equations of Wang and Brennen 2.
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Comparison of the bifurcation parameter for the two nozzle shapes




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