SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1962

Impact of Liquid Drops


Various types of impact, solid-against-solid, liquid-against-solid, and liquid-against-liquid, are discussed in terms of the nature of the liquid and solid states. The mechanics of impact and fracture that may be involved in waterdrop-impingement erosion are considered.

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Engel, Olive
Plastics Section, National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D. C.
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Developed by Committee: G02
Pages: 3–16
DOI: 10.1520/STP45077S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5946-4
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6121-4