Computational model of spectral radiation characteristics of diesel fuel droplets

L. A. Dombrovskii, S. S. Sazhin, M. R. Heikal

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Abstract

Analytical approximations that considerably simplify the method of calculation of main characteristics absorption and scattering of thermal radiation by Diesel fuel droplets were suggested. The relations obtained are convenient for the use in modern computer codes intended for calculating processes in the combustion chamber of the Diesel engine. Inaccuracy of an approximate computational model is evaluated by comparison with exact calculations by the Mie theory with an adequate description of experimental spectra of fuel absorption.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-58
Number of pages7
JournalHeat Transfer Research
Volume35
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2004

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