Kinetic Model of Evaporation of Droplets Dispersed in Aqueous-Organic Compositions in an Air-Plasma Flow

A. A. Karengin, A. G. Karengin, V. A. Vlasov

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Abstract

A kinetic model of droplet evaporation in an air-plasma flow is developed. Patterns of the influence of the initial air-plasma flow and droplet parameters and of the initial mass ratio of liquid and gaseous phases on the evaporation kinetics of droplets dispersed in aqueous-organic compositions in the air-plasma flow are established. It is shown that for aqueous-organic compositions having the adiabatic combustion temperature no less than 1200°C, the stage of solvent (water) evaporation is the limiting stage of the whole process in the air-plasma flow.

Original languageEnglish
JournalRussian Physics Journal
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 21 Sep 2015

Keywords

  • aqueous-organic composition
  • droplet evaporation
  • plasma
  • reactor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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