coalescence process

coalescence process

[‚kō·ə′les·əns ‚präs·əs]
(meteorology)
The growth of raindrops by the collision and coalescence of cloud drops or small precipitation particles.
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Other strategies have been developed to examine the effect of emulsification process, oil and salt on the particle size distribution, creaming/sedimentation and coalescence process with respect to coalescence time [16, 17].
Through a collision and coalescence process in the atmosphere, these water droplets grow bigger and bigger, until they can no longer be held in the air, and fall as rain.
The number density N of bubbles retained upon termination of their coalescence process can be estimated using the following formula [23]:
Above this layer there might be warm air without ice, but you must refer to atmospheric data or a weather briefer to be certain--the droplets might have formed only in a collision and coalescence process and there might not be a warm layer of safety.
3b), which may point out the transform from discreet boiling of bubbles (stage II) to coalescence process (referred to stage III).
Therefore, the vowel coalescence process resyllabifies the word from three syllables to two syllables.
Ghosh and Juvekar (2002) developed the following expression for coalescence time distribution based on the physical description of the coalescence process given above.
Flocculation can be lead to sedimentation process that further causes the coalescence process [7, 8].
Based on the notions presented earlier, it is assumed that the coalescence process runs outside the die in the main foam growth zone, where the supersaturation degree is significantly reduced.
It has been reported that one of the most important factors within the stability problem of emulsions is the coalescence process, which is related to the stability of the interfacial film (Vrij, 1966; Vrij and Overbeeck, 1968; Ivanov et al.
In order to model the variation of each quantity individually with depth in the froth, one would need to understand the actual coalescence process.