spray quenching

spray quenching

[′sprā ‚kwench·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Rapid cooling in a spray of water or oil.
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Among the topics are a height function interface reconstruction algorithm for simulating boiling flows, transition length between water and air-water flows on stepped chutes, heat and mass transfer in evaporating turbulent drop-laden flow, the spray quenching of specimens for ring heat treatment, a numerical model for the partially-wetted flow of thin liquid films, hydrate formation in natural gas pipelines, and the capillary trapping of supercritical carbon dioxide in porous media at the pore scale.