Calculation of the twodimensional supersonic flow of a twophase fluid in the presence of condensation
Abstract
The application of the LaxWendroff finitedifference scheme to the numerical solution of a system of hyperbolic differential equations for the evolution of the two phases in a steadystate gas flow is made possible by replacing the equation for the kinetics of condensation of a vapor in the twophase steadystate gas flow in a twodimensional configuration by four equations describing the particlesize distribution in the condensed phase. The theoretical results reveal how the twodimensional effect due to nozzle geometry can affect the physical flow parameters along the twophase fluid streamlines, the characteristics of the nucleation growth zones of the condensed nuclei, and the shape of the line of onset of condensation.
 Publication:

International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
 Pub Date:
 October 1977
 DOI:
 10.1016/00179310(77)901843
 Bibcode:
 1977IJHMT..20.1003M
 Keywords:

 Condensing;
 Supersonic Flow;
 Two Dimensional Flow;
 Two Phase Flow;
 Finite Difference Theory;
 Gas Flow;
 Hyperbolic Differential Equations;
 Mathematical Models;
 Nozzle Geometry;
 Nucleation;
 Particle Size Distribution;
 Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer