Flashing Sprays

  • R. Karami
  • N. AshgrizEmail author


This chapter discusses flashing in spray nozzles. Different physical aspects involved in flashing such as phase change, bubble nucleation, bubble growth, internal two-phase flow and flash atomization are discussed. The effect of flashing on droplet size and velocity are also discussed.


Boiling evaporation Bubble growth Droplet size Flashing Flash atomization Jet breakup Nucleation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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