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Old   July 19, 2011, 10:36
Default A problem about SMD (sauter mean diamter)
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hi everyone,

I have use sprayFoam to simulate the liquid jet in crossflow in a gasturbine.

In oder to compare the results with the experiment, the sauter mean diameter is required.

So here I have a question about the SMD.

Is the parameter d of the parcels, that we can see in paraview, already the SMD?
When not, how can we calculate the SMD for every parcles?

I have read somewhere, that there are two kind of SMD: local SMD and overall SMD.

Could anyone explain the difference?

Thanks a lot in advance.
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Old   August 4, 2011, 07:02
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While running sprayFoam the D32 value which is shown @ each iteration is the SMD value at that instance. SMD is nothing but D32
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