Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 20, Issue 10, pp 1061–1066 | Cite as

On the instability in gas atomization

  • Ma Zheng
  • Zhou Zhewei


The instability theory of fluid flow is applied in gas atomization and the results show that the instability of interfacial wave is the main cause of gas atomization. The size of the droplets and its change with parameters are also studied, the results are compatible with the experiments.

Key words

gas atomization spray forming instability of interfacial wave 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ma Zheng
    • 1
  • Zhou Zhewei
    • 1
  1. 1.Shanghai Institute of Applied Mathematics and MechanicsShanghai UniversityShanghaiP R China

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