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Type: Artigo de Periódico
Title: Void Fraction And Pressure Waves In A Transient Horizontal Slug Flow
Author: Dalla Maria
L; Rosa
Abstract: The void fraction and the pressure waves in an air-water mixture flowing in the slug regime are experimentally investigated in a horizontal line. The test section is made of a transparent Plexiglas pipe with 26 mm ID and 26.24 m long, operating at ambient temperature and pressure. The flow induced transients are made by quickly changing the air or the water inlet velocity. The test grid has four operational points. This choice allows one to create expansion and compression waves due to the changes to the gas or to the liquid. Each experimental run is repeated 100 times to extract an ensemble average capable of filtering out the intrinsic flow intermittence and disclosing the void fraction and pressure waves' features. The slug flow properties such as the bubble nose translational velocity, the lengths of liquid film underneath the bubble and the liquid slug are also measured. The objective of the work is two-fold: access the main characteristics of the void fraction and pressure waves and disclose the mechanics of the transient slug flow as described through the changes of the slug flow properties. (C) 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Subject: Pressure Wave
Void Fraction Wave
Slug Flow
Citation: International Journal Of Multiphase Flow. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, n. 84, p. 229 - 244.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2016.05.008
Date Issue: 2016
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