Flow of a Two-Phase Vapor-Droplet Mixture in a Variable Cross Section Channel with Phase Transitions


The features of a two-phase vapor-droplet flow in a convergent-divergent (Laval) nozzle are studied in the quasi-one-dimensional formulation with allowance for phase transitions. The effect of the governing parameters (the concentration and diameter of dispersed drops, etc.) on the mixture flow was studied in a wide range. The calculations were performed for both subcritical and critical mixture flows. The regularities of a two-phase mixture flow in different critical flow regimes are examined. The effect of governing parameters on the critical (maximum) mixture flow rate is analyzed.

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The work was supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (grant no. BR05236656).

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Amanbaev, T.R. Flow of a Two-Phase Vapor-Droplet Mixture in a Variable Cross Section Channel with Phase Transitions. High Temp 58, 255–265 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0018151X20020029

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