Laser techniques are widely used for determining spray droplet characteristics of fire suppression system discharging agents such as water. Advanced instrumentation for research in combustion and two-phase flows had been developed based on laser systems. Such techniques can be modified to study droplet characteristics of water spray. Several techniques applied for determining droplet size and velocity will be reviewed in this article. The principles behind and the difficulties associated with the application of these methods are discussed.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Chemical Engineering(all)
- Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
- Condensed Matter Physics