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Evaporation of Water Droplets by Radiation: Effect of Absorbing Inclusions

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Volume: 7 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 95-105
DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2006.11.0028
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Suresh K. Varghese 1, S. Gangamma2

  • 1 Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Karnataka, 575 025, India
  • 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Karnataka, India, 575 025, India

Abstract

Numerical solutions are obtained for transient response of water droplets to radiative heating. Results are presented for evaporation of polydispersed droplets in the solar radiation field. The evolution of the temperature and size of the droplet are determined. The results are discussed based on cloud droplet evaporation in the presence of absorbing inclusions.

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Cloud droplets Evaporation Radiation


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