Flow Patterns of Ice/Water Slurry in Horizontal Pipes

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Takero Hirochi

Toba National College of Maritime Technology, 1-1 Ikegami,Toba, Japan

Yasuhiro Maeda, Shuichi Yamada, Masataka Shirakashi, Masaru Hattori

Nagaoka University of Technology, 1603-1 Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Japan

Akihiro Saito

Niigata Technical College, 1719 Fujihashi, Kashiwazaki, Japan

J. Fluids Eng 126(3), 436-441 (Jul 12, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1760541 History: Received August 03, 2003; Revised December 19, 2003; Online July 12, 2004
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Excess pressure loss coefficient
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Procedure of the compression test
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Relationship between compression ratio rh and compressive stress σ
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Flow pattern of ice/water slurry for chipped ice (D=35 mm,f=20%)
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High ice-fraction column flow at a pipeline outlet
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Pseudo-homogeneous flow of beads (D=35 mm,U=1.5 m/s,f=20%) (The camera is moving with the flow)
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Usual solid/liquid two-phase flow patterns
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Pressure loss and flow patterns vs. velocity
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Schematic diagram of flow
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Flow patterns of ice/water slurry (D=26,30,50,80 mm) (Particles: fresh snow, granulated snow, and chipped ice)




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