Measurement of Void Fraction in Magnetic Fluid Using Electromagnetic Induction

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S. Shuchi, H. Yamaguchi, M. Takemura

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Doshisha University, Kyoto 610-0321, Japan

J. Fluids Eng 125(3), 479-485 (Jun 09, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1566049 History: Received January 31, 2001; Revised October 30, 2002; Online June 09, 2003
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Distribution pattern of void fraction for numerical analysis
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Vector lines of magnetic flux density
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Calculated results from numerical analysis, α versus ΔV
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Arrangement of coils and magnetic fluid test plug
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Distribution of magnetic flux density (at I=0.75 A,f=100 Hz in excitation coils)
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Measured value in static experiment and comparison with Maxwell-Garnett theory 89, α versus ΔV (master line)
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Schematic diagram of flow experimental apparatus
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Measured value in two-phase flow experiment, α versus ΔV
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Comparison between experiment data and the known two-phase flow correlation
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Schematic diagram of measuring principle and static experimental arrangement




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