MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 118, 2017VII International Congress on Combustion Engines
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||24 July 2017|
Laser diagnostics for urea-water solution spray characterization
Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, ul. Nowowiejska 21/25, 00-665 Warszawa, Poland
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In this study, we summarize the laser techniques used for urea-water solution (UWS) spray characterization at the Institute of Heat Engineering (ITC), Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology. In presented studies several techniques for both, global and local spray characterization were used. Shadowgraphy-based long distance microscopy was used to visualize individual droplets and primary breakup. High speed imaging of Mie scattering (scattering on the gas-liquid interface) signal was used for global spray characterization. Combination of LIF (Laser Induced Fluorescence) and Mie scattering allowed to determine qualitative droplet size distribution across the whole spray cloud. The structured illumination technique used to modulate laser light sheet allowed to minimize the effects of multiple scattering in detection of Mie signal, what indicated huge potential of this technique in characterization of UWS sprays. The results presented here prove the importance of laser diagnostics in SCR systems development.
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