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Title: An investigation of string cavitation in a true-scale fuel injector flow geometry at high pressure
Authors: Reid, Benjamin A.
Hargrave, Graham K.
Garner, Colin P.
Wigley, Graham
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: © American Institute of Physics
Citation: REID, B.A.....et al., An investigation of string cavitation in a true-scale fuel injector flow geometry at high pressure. Physics of Fluids, 22(031703)
Abstract: String cavitation has been studied in an optical automotive size fuel injector with true-scale flow geometry at injection pressures of up to 2050 bar. The multihole nozzle geometry studied allowed observation of the hole-to-hole vortex interaction and, in particular, that of a bridging vortex in the sac region between the holes. A dependency on Reynolds number was observed in the formation of the visible, vapor filled vortex cores. Above a threshold Reynolds number, their formation and appearance during a 2 ms injection event was repeatable and independent of upstream pressure and cavitation number.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Physics of fluids and is also available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3372174
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1063/1.3372174
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/6065
ISSN: 1070-6631
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