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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Combustion and Fuel

An Effective Property, LHF-Type Model for Spray Combustion

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Marouan A. A. Nazha, Hobina Rajakaruna

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, De Montfort University, Leicester LE1 9BH, UK

Roy J. Crookes

Department of Engineering, Queen Mary and Westfield College (L.U.), London E1 4NS, UK

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 122(2), 275-279 (Feb 14, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.483206 History: Received May 31, 1999; Revised February 14, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Predicted iso-contour maps
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Predicted axial distributions with superimposed experimental values
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Effects of ambient pressure on the local vapor equivalence ratio distribution
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Effects of input equivalence ratio on local vapor equivalence ratio distribution
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Effects of droplet diameter on local vapor equivalence ratio distribution

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