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Use of an infrared detector to analyze the temperature evolution of a droplet impacting on a heating wall
Author(s): Clarisse Amiel; Patrick Le Clercq; Olivier Ravel; Gerard Lavergne; Pierre Berthoumieu; Jean A. Farre
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Paper Abstract

The improvement of the combustion performance in combustor engines in terms of the reduction of the pollutant emissions is an important objective in Automotive and Aerospace Research and Development. Many phenomena occur during the spray injection in the combustor engine: droplet turbulent dispersion, droplet wall interaction, droplets interaction, droplet evaporation, primary and secondary breakup, auto- ignition, combustion, etc. To improve and to validate the heat exchange models between the droplet and a heated wall, an experimental set-up is developed at the ONERA Toulouse Centre on fundamental studies involving single droplets. An Infrared detector measures the temperature evolution of the surface droplet which impinges on a heated wall.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4360, Thermosense XXIII, (23 March 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.421004
Show Author Affiliations
Clarisse Amiel, ONERA (France)
Patrick Le Clercq, ONERA (France)
Olivier Ravel, ONERA (France)
Gerard Lavergne, ONERA (France)
Pierre Berthoumieu, ONERA (France)
Jean A. Farre, Ecole Nationale Superieure de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4360:
Thermosense XXIII
Andres E. Rozlosnik; Ralph B. Dinwiddie, Editor(s)

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