Jet Cutting Technology

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A. Lichtarowicz
Springer Netherlands, Oct 31, 1992 - Technology & Engineering - 633 pages
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This volume contains papers presented at the 11th International Conference on Jet Cutting Technology, held at St. Andrews, Scotland, on 8-10 September 1992.
Jetting techniques have been successfully applied for many years in the field of cleaning and descaling. Today, however, jet cutting is used in operations as diverse as removing cancerous growths from the human body, decommissioning sunsea installations and disabling explosive munitions.
The diversity is reflected in the papers presented at the conference. The papers were divided into several main sections: jetting basics -- materials; jetting basics -- fluid mechanics; mining and quarrying; civil engineering; new developments; petrochem; cleaning and surface treatment; and manufacturing.
The high quality of papers presented at the conference has further reinforced its position as the premier event in the field. The volume will be of interest to researchers, developers and manufacturers of systems, equipment users and contractors.

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Contents

On the modelling of surface waviness produced by abrasivewaterjets
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Attenuators volume influence on high pressures pulsations in a jet cutting unit
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Measurement of particle and drop velocities in a mixed abrasive waterjet using a forward
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