EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 45, 2013EFM12 – Experimental Fluid Mechanics 2012
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||09 April 2013|
Disintegration of materials by cavitating microjets
Strojnícka fakulta STU v Bratislave, Nám. slobody 17, 812 31 Bratislava, Slovensko
In the paper is presented an investigation of material disintegration by cavitating microjets. Cavitating microjet develops behind the micro-orifice at high flow speeds, when local pressure drop initiates a cavitation phenomenon. Described is a method and presented are selected results of experiments. Experiments were carried out with 2 micro-orifices at different flow conditions (cavitation number, distance between sample and micro-orifice). Experiments are based on flow visualisation as well as on a character of material displacement.
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