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Two-Phase Flow Pressure Drop in Right Angle Bends

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Edward Graf

Ingersoll Dresser Pumps, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-2797

Sudhakar Neti

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015-3085

J. Fluids Eng 122(4), 761-768 (Jun 19, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1313246 History: Received January 06, 1998; Revised June 19, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Schematic of the right angle duct bend with pressure taps used in the experiments
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Two-phase multiplier for pressure drop versus Martinelli parameter for a right angle bend
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Two-phase multiplier for pressure drop versus Martinelli parameter for a horizontal duct
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Two-phase multiplier for pressure drop versus Martinelli parameter for a vertical duct
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Variation of pressure drop in a right angle bend with void fraction
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Variation of pressure drop in a right angle bend with radius of the bend
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Variation of pressure drop in a right angle bend with duct aspect ratio
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Pressure variation in the cross section of a right angle bend

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