ASTM E799 - 03(2015)

    Standard Practice for Determining Data Criteria and Processing for Liquid Drop Size Analysis

    Active Standard ASTM E799 | Developed by Subcommittee: E29.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.02


      Format Pages Price  
    PDF 5 $43.00   ADD TO CART
    Hardcopy (shipping and handling) 5 $43.00   ADD TO CART


    Significance and Use

    4.1 These criteria6 and procedures provide a uniform base for analysis of liquid drop data.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice gives procedures for determining appropriate sample size, size class widths, characteristic drop sizes, and dispersion measure of drop size distribution. The accuracy of and correction procedures for measurements of drops using particular equipment are not part of this practice. Attention is drawn to the types of sampling (spatial, flux-sensitive, or neither) with a note on conversion required (methods not specified). The data are assumed to be counts by drop size. The drop size is assumed to be the diameter of a sphere of equivalent volume.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3 The analysis applies to all liquid drop distributions except where specific restrictions are stated.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ISO Standards

    9272–2 Calculation of Average Particle Sizes/ Diameters and Moments from Particle Size Distribution

    ASTM Standards

    E1296 Terminology for Liquid Particle Statistics


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/E0799-03R15

    ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.

    Citation Format

    ASTM E799-03(2015), Standard Practice for Determining Data Criteria and Processing for Liquid Drop Size Analysis, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015, www.astm.org

    Back to Top