Radial analysis of fine sprays using Phase Doppler Anemometry (PDA)

Stewart, JA, Nasr, GG ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7913-5802, Burby, ML ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1107-3216 and Nourian, A ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8998-2300 2010, Radial analysis of fine sprays using Phase Doppler Anemometry (PDA) , in: ILASS - Europe 2010 23rd Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, 6th September-9th September 2010, Brno, Czech Republic.

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Abstract

A mobile fine spray unit, utilising a Spill Return Atomiser (SRA) has been developed for the purpose of decontamination within healthcare environments. The unit must be able to spray uniformly onto any given surface, providing ‘mist like’ coverage. Any uneven coating would jeopardise the efficiency of delivering the decontaminant fluid. Thus it is pertinent to understand and analyse the characteristics of the spray at various radial and downstream locations within the full cone patternation produced by the SRA. PDA equipment was used to acquire Sauter Mean Diameter (SMD), droplet velocity and mass flux data at set radial positions across the spray and at various distances downstream of the atomiser. The results provided a comprehensive analysis of the spray and were used to determine the most effective coating distance to achieve ‘mist like’ coverage for delivering a decontaminant fluid.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems – ILASS Europe 2010 Proceedings
Publisher: Tribun EU
ISBN: 9788073999971
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Depositing User: Amir Nourian
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2021 15:30
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2021 15:30
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/59510

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