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Phase Flow Rate Measurements of Annual Flows

Al-Yarubi, O.S. and Lucas, Gary (2009) Phase Flow Rate Measurements of Annual Flows. In: University of Huddersfield Research Festival, 23rd March - 2nd April 2009, University of Huddersfield. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    The Annular flow regime makes measurement of the total
    liquid flow rate difficult. It is even more difficult to
    measure the individual flow rate of either the oil or the
    water. In a vertical Perspex tube (i.d. = 50 mm) using a
    newly-designed flow loop in the University of
    Huddersfield, annular flow was established and different
    measurements were carried out. One possible on-line
    measurement technique to achieve the oil volume fraction
    measurement is an automated bypass system using
    solenoid valves. An ultrasonic flow meter was designed to
    serve the purpose of measuring the velocity of the gas in
    the core. In this study, the used techniques include the
    use of Conductance Flow Meter to measure the liquid film
    thickness and to obtain the film velocity using the crosscorrelation
    technique. The results of the present work
    have shown a good agreement with Zabaras and Dukler’s
    work which indicates the success of the new
    measurement techniques.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
    Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
    School of Computing and Engineering > High Performance Computing Research Group
    School of Computing and Engineering > Systems Engineering Research Group
    Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
    Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2009 12:10
    Last Modified: 16 Dec 2010 09:08
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/5229

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