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On Maximum Evaporation Rates of Liquid Droplets in Rocket Motors

Penner, S. S. (1953) On Maximum Evaporation Rates of Liquid Droplets in Rocket Motors. Journal of the American Rocket Society, 23 (2). 85-88, 98. ISSN 0095-9073.

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Upper limits have been estimated for the rate of evaporation of small liquid droplets in representative rocket combustion chambers. The droplets are assumed to be isothermal at all times. The droplet temperature as a function of time is determined by an appropriate heat balance. The calculations are useful in determining the significance of inelastic collisions between liquid droplets for complete combustion. Radiant heat transfer to moving liquid droplets is considered briefly.

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Additional Information:Copyright 1953 American Rocket Society. Received July 14, 1952. This paper presents the results of one phase of research carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under U. S. Army Ordnance Department Contract No. W-04-200-ORD-1482. The original manuscript was distributed as Progress Report No. 9-13 by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in September 1947.
Group:Guggenheim Jet Propulsion Center
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Army Ordnance DepartmentW-04-200-ORD-1482
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