0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Motion of Particles in Gases: Average Velocity and Pressure Loss

[+] Author and Article Information
E. E. Michaelides

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Dela. 19716

J. Fluids Eng 109(2), 172-178 (Jun 01, 1987) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3242640 History: Received February 27, 1985; Online October 26, 2009

Abstract

A simplified physical model is developed for the motion of solid particles in gaseous streams confined by walls (channel or pipe flow). The equations of motion for the particle are solved and expressions for the average slip and pressure loss are developed. The pressure loss expression is supplemented with a statistically derived constant from a bank of approximately 1600 data. This pressure loss expression was compared with others, used by designers and was observed that it shows the lowest average error; the resulting standard deviation also compared favorably with that of other expressions used in the past.

Copyright © 1987 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In