Modeling of Artificial Snow Production Using Annular Twin-fluid Nozzle


  • Malene Nordbø
  • Odd Ivar Lindløv
  • Joachim Lundberg



heat transfer, mass transfer, droplets


Nedsnødd AS develops a system for generating artificial snow. The concept is to optimize snow production for geographical locations where so-called ‘marginal’ conditions for snow production dominate the weather picture. To produce artificial snow, liquid water in a spray is exposed to cold air and becomes an agglomerate of frozen droplets. The basic idea is to improve the atomization of water to enhance the snow production capability. This work develops a model for the cooling process of the water droplets to simulate the processes determining the capabilities for snow production equipment.


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