Analysis of viscous fluid flow in a pressure-swirl atomizer using large-eddy simulation

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Laurila, E.; Roenby, J.; Maakala, V.; Peltonen, P.; Kahila, H.; Vuorinen, V.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Embargo end date: 2020-10-16
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2018.10.008
  • Subject: Physics and Astronomy(all) | Mechanical Engineering | Large-eddy simulation | Volume-of-fluid method | Hollow cone spray | VOF | Primary atomization | Two-phase flow | Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes | 222 Other engineering and technologies | Pressure-swirl atomizer | isoAdvector | LES
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics

A computational fluid dynamics study is carried out on the inner nozzle flow and onset of liquid sheet instability in a large-scale pressure-swirl atomizer with asymmetric inflow configuration for high viscosity fluids. Large-eddy simulations (LES) of the two-phase flow... View more
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