A L2F (Laser 2-Focus velocimeter) was applied for the measurements of the velocity and size of droplets in diesel fuel sprays. The micro-scale probe of the L2F has an advantage in avoiding the multiple scattering from droplets in a dense region of fuel sprays. A data sampling rate of 15MHz has been achieved in the L2F system for detecting almost all of the droplets which passed through the measurement probe. Diesel fuel was injected into the atmosphere by using a common rail injector. Measurement positions were located in the planes 15, 20, and 25 mm apart from the injector nozzle exit. Measurement result showed that the integral time scale of turbulence in size was nearly the same as the one in frequency. And the integral time scale of turbulence in velocity was about two times larger than the time scale of size and frequency.
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Inhomogeneous Structure in High-Speed and High-Number-Density Sprays
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Kawaharada, N, Sakaguchi, D, Komada, K, Ueki, H, & Ishida, M. "Inhomogeneous Structure in High-Speed and High-Number-Density Sprays." Proceedings of the ASME-JSME-KSME 2011 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference. ASME-JSME-KSME 2011 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference: Volume 1, Symposia – Parts A, B, C, and D. Hamamatsu, Japan. July 24–29, 2011. pp. 2647-2655. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/AJK2011-11001
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