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General Information
    • ISSN: 1793-8198 (Print)
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Mater. Mech. Manuf.
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJMMM
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Ian McAndrew
    • Co-editor-in-Chief: Prof. K. M. Gupta
    • Executive Editor: Cherry L. Chen
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Prof. Ian McAndrew
Capitol Technology University, USA
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJMMM. I will do my best to work with the editorial team and help make this journal better.

IJMMM 2015 Vol.3(1): 60-64 ISSN: 1793-8198
DOI: 10.7763/IJMMM.2015.V3.167

Analysis of Diesel Spray Droplets Behavior Using Shadowgraph Technique Images

Abdullah Adam, Mamat Rizalman, and Tomoaki Yatsufusa
Abstract—This study investigates the effects of injection pressure and ambient temperature on distribution of number density and diameter of fuel droplet in diesel fuel spray by using shadow-graph photography technique. The large number of fuel droplets was statistically analyzed by newly developed algorithm. The results show that the larger-size particles exist closer to the spray tip. Higher injection pressure promotes atomization and high ambient temperature has great effect on formation of small-size droplet at early time of injection period, especially at up and midstream of the spray.

Index Terms—Atomization, spray images, shadowgraph, droplets measurement.

Abdullah Adam and Mamat Rizalman are with the Automotive Engineering Centre, Pahang, Malaysia (e-mail: adam@ump.edu.my, rizalman@ump.edu.my).
Tomoaki Yatsufusa is with Hiroshima Institute of Technology, Hiroshima, Japan (e-mail: t.yatsufusa.nr@cc.it-hiroshima.ac.jp).


Cite: Abdullah Adam, Mamat Rizalman, and Tomoaki Yatsufusa, "Analysis of Diesel Spray Droplets Behavior Using Shadowgraph Technique Images," International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 60-64, 2015.

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