Johnson, Grant Reed (1962) A theoretical investigation of particle trajectories through a Prandtl-Meyer expansion fan. Engineer's thesis, California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-12212005-145547
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The equations of motion are developed and solved numerically for the trajectory of a spherical particle passing through a Prandtl-Meyer expansion fan. The effect of a change in [...] and n is shown, where [...] is the ratio of specific heats of the gas, and n/2 is the exponent in [...], the assumed viscosity temperature relationship.
It is demonstrated that for particles the order of a micron in diameter, slip flow will exist, and a proposed correction to the drag to account for this discontinuous nature of the flow is investigated.
The results are plotted showing particle trajectory profiles and the components of the relative velocity or slippage velocity of the particle for flow deflection angles up to 70 degrees.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Engineer's thesis)|
|Degree Grantor:||California Institute of Technology|
|Division:||Engineering and Applied Science|
|Thesis Availability:||Public (worldwide access)|
|Defense Date:||1 January 1962|
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|Deposited By:||Imported from ETD-db|
|Deposited On:||22 Dec 2005|
|Last Modified:||26 Dec 2012 03:14|
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