supersonic nozzle

supersonic nozzle

[¦sü·pər¦sän·ik ′näz·əl]
(design engineering)

supersonic nozzle

supersonic nozzle
A convergent-divergent nozzle with a variable area and profile through which the relative airflow is supersonic.
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The CSIRO-developed technology, known as MagSonic, produces magnesium using up to 80 percent less energy and up to 60 per cent less carbon dioxide emissions thanks to a supersonic nozzle.
MagSonic uses carbothermal reduction and a supersonic nozzle to efficiently produce high quality magnesium.
The vapour and carbon monoxide are passed through a supersonic nozzle similar to a rocket engine at four times the speed of sound to cool the gases in milliseconds, condensing and solidifying the magnesium vapour to magnesium metal.
This stream then passes through a supersonic nozzle to produce a low supersonic flow entering the MHD accelerator.
A standard, portable air compressor powers the AIR-VAC with superior performance due to use of the patented supersonic nozzle in the injector.
This knowledge is crucial to explain how supersonic nozzles can extend the lean flammability limit compared to straight nozzles.
limit] was extended for the supersonic nozzles compared to its straight counterpart.
As expected, the shock structures are only visible for the supersonic nozzles.
For all supersonic nozzles, a drop in the centerline velocity could be observed at x = 10 mm, due to the presence of the shocks.
They feature patented supersonic nozzles that utilize compressed-air to produce highspeed laser-like jets that move at twice the speed of sound for faster, more effective digging in the toughest soils.
If the blow pipes can be removed, then this company's supersonic nozzles can replace the old cleaning systems.
They confirm the sudden chemical freezing in supersonic nozzles.

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