A two dimensional air jet was blown out from a nozzle into water in a thin vessel. The behavior of the interface between water and the air jet and also the air jet were recorded with a high speed video camera. Filament-like ears and wisps pulled-out from the wavy water surface were noticed in the recorded photos. Droplets are formed from these. Droplet diameters were obtained from the recorded photos. As the air velocity increased, the number of droplets created by the air jet increased lineally and the smaller droplets increased. The correlation for the droplet diameter distribution developed for the annular dispersed two-phase flow in a pipe predicted well the present results. The correlations for the droplet diameter developed for the annular dispersed two-phase flow in a pipe and for the jet blowing out from the stagnant water pool considerably underpredict the experimental results.

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