Experiments on the distribution of fuel in fuel sprays

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The distribution of the fuel in sprays for compression-ignition engines was investigated by taking high-speed spark photographs of fuel sprays produced under a wide variety of conditions, and also by injecting them against pieces of Plasticine. A photographic study was made of sprays injected into evacuated chambers, into the atmosphere, into compressed air, and into transparent liquids. Pairs of identical sprays were injected counter to each other and their behavior analyzed. Small high-velocity air jets were directed normally to the axes of fuel sprays, with the result that the envelope of spray which usually obscures the core was blown aside, ... continued below

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Lee, Dana W March 1, 1932.

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The distribution of the fuel in sprays for compression-ignition engines was investigated by taking high-speed spark photographs of fuel sprays produced under a wide variety of conditions, and also by injecting them against pieces of Plasticine. A photographic study was made of sprays injected into evacuated chambers, into the atmosphere, into compressed air, and into transparent liquids. Pairs of identical sprays were injected counter to each other and their behavior analyzed. Small high-velocity air jets were directed normally to the axes of fuel sprays, with the result that the envelope of spray which usually obscures the core was blown aside, leaving the core exposed on one side.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930081184 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-410
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081184
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-438
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc54072

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Lee, Dana W. Experiments on the distribution of fuel in fuel sprays, report, March 1, 1932; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc54072/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.