"The effect which a growing droplet has on the supersaturated atmosphere surrounding it is analyzed by assuming a macroscopic diffusional growth mechanism involving both heat and vapor. The problem is solved, for cloud-chamber conditions, first for very short times assuming a fixed radius, and then for longer times assuming the establishment of "quasi" steady-state conditions. Knowledge of the way in which droplet growth affects supersaturation is important in the evaluation of nucleation rates"--Abstract, page ii.
Rivers, Jack L.
Lund, Louis H., 1919-1998
Kassner, James L.
Anderson, Richard A.
Ph. D. in Physics
National Science Foundation (U.S.). Atmospheric Sciences Section
University of Missouri at Rolla
vi, 85 pages
© 1966 John Carstens, All rights reserved.
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Carstens, John C., "Diffusional drop growth in a supersaturated atmosphere" (1966). Doctoral Dissertations. 457.