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Modeling of the Onset of Gas Entrainment Through a Finite-Side Branch

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M. Ahmed, I. Hassan, N. Esmail

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8, Canada

J. Fluids Eng 125(5), 902-909 (Oct 07, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1601256 History: Received February 01, 2002; Revised March 27, 2003; Online October 07, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Geometry and the coordinate system
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Predictions of HOGE/d with Fr
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Percentage deviation from the finite-branch analysis
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Variations of h/HOGE with Fr
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Comparison between the present analysis and experimental data by Hassan et al. 9 and Parrott et al. 7
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Percent deviation from the point-sink model
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Comparison between the present analysis and experimental data by Smoglie and Reimann 2
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Comparison between measured and predicted values of different models

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