Impinging Jet Atomization

  • N. AshgrizEmail author


This chapter is an introduction to impinging jet atomizers, in which two or more jets are made to impinge on each other. High energy impingement of these jets results in the atomization of the liquid. The chapter provides the theory for the prediction of the sheet formed by the impingement of two jets, followed by estimates of droplet sizes based on the sheet thickness. This chapter also provides information on the mixing processes in impinging jet nozzles.


Area ratio Hypergolic liquids Impinging jet atomization Mixing Momentum ratio Sheet thickness Sheet breakup length 


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

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