Weber number 3

Weber number 3

[′vā·bər ¦nəm·bər ′thrē]
(chemical engineering)
A dimensionless number used in interfacial area determination in distillation equipment, equal to the surface tension divided by the product of the liquid density, the acceleration of gravity, and the depth of liquid on the tray under consideration. Symbolized NWe 3.
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