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INFLUENCES OF HYDRODYNAMIC CONDITIONS, NOZZLE GEOMETRY ON APPEARANCE OF HIGH SUBMERGED CAVITATING JETS

ABSTRACT
Based on visualization results of highly-submerged cavitating water jet obtained with digital camera, the influences of related parameters such as: injection pressure, nozzle diameter and geometry, nozzle mounting (for convergent / divergent flow), cavitation number and exit jet velocity, were investigated. In addition, the influence of visualization system position was also studied. All the parameters have been found to be of strong influence on the jet appearance and performance. Both hydro-dynamical and geometrical parameters are playing the main role in behavior and intensity of cavitation phenomenon produced by cavitating jet generator. Based on our considerable previous experience in working with cavitating jet generator, the working conditions were chosen in order to obtain measurable phenomenon. [Projekat Ministarstva nauke Republike Srbije, br. TR35046]
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2012-09-25
PAPER REVISED: 2013-04-15
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2013-04-22
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2013-05-05
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI120925045H
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2013, VOLUME 17, ISSUE Issue 4, PAGES [1139 - 1149]
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