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Vapour adiabatic exponent for flashing flow in nozzles

Funded under: FP5


An expression is derived for the adiabatic exponent of the vapour phase during isentropic flashing flow in nozzles. One area of practical application is in design methods for determining required orifice sizes of safety values.

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Authors: MORRIS S D, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Chemical Engineering and Processing, Vol. 39 (2000) pp. 275-281
Availability: Chemical Engineering and Processing (Journal)
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