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Determination of Water Spray Drop Size and Speed From a Standard Orifice, Pendent Spray Sprinkler. Report of Test.

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Author(s)

Anthony D. Putorti Jr., T D. Belsinger, W H. Twilley

Abstract

In order to characterize the water spray from a standard orifice,pendent spray sprinkler, measurements were made using an optical array probe droplet analyzer. the water droplet sizes and speeds from the sprinkler were measured at various locations in the spray field. the study resulted in mean droplet speeds, droplet size distributions, and median droplet sizes based on both the number and volume of the measured drops.
Citation
OTHER - 4003
Report Number
4003

Keywords

water sprays, drop sizes, sprinklers, sprays, velocity measurement, experiments

Citation

Putorti, A. , Belsinger, T. and Twilley, W. (1999), Determination of Water Spray Drop Size and Speed From a Standard Orifice, Pendent Spray Sprinkler. Report of Test., Other, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=911211 (Accessed June 17, 2024)

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Created May 27, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017