droplet condensation

droplet condensation

[¦dräp·lət ‚kän·dən′sā·shən]
(thermodynamics)
The formation of numerous discrete droplets of liquid on a wall in contact with a vapor, when the wall is cooled below the local vapor saturation temperature and the liquid does not wet the wall.
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While there are a few unique issues with steam turbines such as droplet condensation in the last stage(s), materials, etc.
A similar relationship exists between the combustion time and droplet condensation time during turbulent combustion.