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Main Title Entrainment by Low Air-Liquid Ratio Effervescent Atomizer Produced Sprays.
Author Sutherland, J. J. ; Sojka, P. E. ; Plesniak, M. W. ; Gore, J. P. ;
CORP Author Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. School of Mechanical Engineering.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div.
Publisher 1996
Year Published 1996
Report Number EPA-R-822618; EPA/600/A-96/063;
Stock Number PB96-184320
Additional Subjects Entrainment ; Atomizing ; Pollution abatement ; Environmental chemical substitutes ; Aerosols ; Organic compounds ; Volatility ; Stationary sources ; Spraying ; Experimental data ; VOCs(Volatile Organic Compounds)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB96-184320 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 08/15/1996
Collation 7p
The paper describes entrainment into sprays produced by a consumer product aerosol dispenser that allows substitution of water for volatile organic compound solvents and air for hydrocarbon propellants. Experimental data are analyzed, along with measured momentum rate data that were aquired as part of the study. The analysis shows that dimensionless entrainment by sprays produced using this type of atomizer is accurately predicted, using: (1) the distance along the spray acix; (2) the exit orifice diameter; (3) the spray momentum rate at the exit orifice; (4) the density of the entrained air; (5) the entrained gas mass flow rate; (6) the mass flow rate of liquid exiting the dispenser; and (7) the entrainment whose value is 0.15 plus or minus 0.056.