Description of Simplified Models

  • Robert W. Lyczkowski
  • Walter F. Podolski
  • Jacques X. Bouillard
  • Stephen M. Folga
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


This section summarizes the simplified monolayer energy dissipation (MED) erosion model and a suggested empirical complementary approach that relies upon data correlations. Also included is a brief description of the input parameters required for each approach.


Metal wastage Monolayer energy dissipation Correlations Erosion models Scaling parameters Operating parameters Design parameters Hydrodynamics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert W. Lyczkowski
    • 1
  • Walter F. Podolski
    • 1
  • Jacques X. Bouillard
    • 2
  • Stephen M. Folga
    • 1
  1. 1.Argonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA
  2. 2.INERIS, Parc Technologique ALATA, BP 2Verneuil-en-HalatteFrance

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