Experiments on the cloud droplet collision efficiency of cylinders

Lasse Makkonen, J. Stallabrass

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    Abstract

    The theory of Langmuir and Blodgett for the droplet collision efficiency was verified by growing rime ice accretions on rotating cylinders in a wind tunnel. The results show that the theory is in excellent agreement with the experimental data in the studied range of mean cylinder collision efficiency from 0.07 to 0.63.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1406-1411
    JournalJournal of Climate and Applied Meteorology
    Volume26
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1987
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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