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Measurement of the local properties of multiphase flows

Lucas, Gary (2008) Measurement of the local properties of multiphase flows. In: 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Fluid/Solid Science and Technology in Experimental Mechanics (ISEM2008), 7-10 December 2008, Tainan, Taiwan.

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    This paper reviews a range of tomographic instruments and local intrusive flow probes designed and used by the author for making measurements of the local properties of water
    continuous two phase flow in which the dispersed phase volume fraction is too high for non-invasive optical techniques such as PIV to be used. The paper considers the
    design of dual-plane electrical resistance tomography systems and of different types of local conductance probe including two-sensor and four-sensor needle probes and a
    robust six-electrode probe. Results are presented from measurements obtained in inclined and swirling multiphase flows. Finally, the paper goes on to discuss recent work
    undertaken by the author to develop a novel, non-intrusive electromagnetic instrument for measuring the axial velocity distribution of the continuous phase in solids-inwater, oil-in-water and air-in-water flows.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
    School of Computing and Engineering > High-Performance Intelligent Computing > High Performance Computing Research Group
    School of Computing and Engineering > Systems Engineering Research Group
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    Depositing User: Gary Lucas
    Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2009 09:10
    Last Modified: 20 Jul 2011 11:23


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