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Main Title Role of Rogue Droplet Combustion in Hazardous Waste Incineration.
Author Srivastava, R. K.; Ryan, J. V.; Roy, J. V.;
CORP Author Acurex Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Research and Development.
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA-68-02-3988; EPA/600/7-88/006;
Stock Number PB88-200860
Subjects Incinerators; Drops(Liquid); Waste disposal; Air pollution control; Hazardous materials; Combustion; Flames; Computer programs; Hazardous wastes; Stationary sources; Solid wastes; Liquid wastes
Holdings
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
NTIS PB88-200860 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 09/04/1988
Collation 286p
Abstract The report gives results of a study to develop a predictive understanding of individual droplet trajectories in turbulent diffusion flames. In the incineration of liquid hazardous wastes, atomization quality may limit destruction efficiency. Large, nonmean droplets in a fuel spray can pass through the flame zone prior to complete evaporation, and may subsequently fail to burn completely due to insufficient temperature and/or flame radicals. Data from 10 trajectories were correlated using asymptotic forms for drag coefficient. A trajectory model containing the local drag coefficient was fit to the experimental data by a nonlinear regression. The resulting model was then able to predict 4 additional measured trajectories and 39 additional measured trajectory endpoints with acceptable accuracy. Thus, the influence of droplet spacing on the local drag coefficient of a single droplet has been quantified. Predictions of model penetration are very close to experimental findings, except for changing initial spacing of droplets.
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Research and Development.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept. Jan 84-May 87.
PUB Date Free Form Apr 88
Category Codes 68C; 68A
NTIS Prices PC A13/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
Document Type NT
Control Number 819622804
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Origin NTIS
Type CAT