Muhamedsalih, Yousif, Lucas, Gary and Meng, Yiqing (2015) A two-phase flowmeter for determining water and solids volumetric flow rates in stratified, inclined solids-in-water flows. Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 45. pp. 207-217. ISSN 0955-5986

This paper describes the design and implementation of a two-phase flow meter which can be used in solids-in-water two phase pipe flows to measure the in-situ volume fraction distributions of both phases, the velocity profiles of both phases and the volumetric flow rates for both phases. The system contains an Impedance Cross Correlation (ICC) device which is used in conjunction with an Electromagnetic Velocity Profiler (EVP). Experimental results were obtained for the water and solids velocity and volume fraction profiles in upward inclined flow at 30 degrees to the vertical, in which highly non-uniform velocity and volume fraction profiles occur.

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