Local Liquid Velocity in Vertical Air-Water Downward Flow

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Xiaodong Sun, Sidharth Paranjape, Seungjin Kim, Hiroshi Goda, Mamoru Ishii

Thermal-Hydraulics and Reactor Safety Laboratory, School of Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, 400 Central Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA

Joseph M. Kelly

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Mail Stop: T10K8, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852, USA

J. Fluids Eng 126(4), 539-545 (Sep 10, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1777235 History: Received May 27, 2003; Revised July 15, 2003; Online September 10, 2004
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Schematic of the experimental loop.
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Flow conditions on a flow regime map for the two-phase flow experiment.
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The void fraction measured by the conductivity probe for 〈jf〉: a 0.62 m/s, b 1.25 m/s, c 2.50 m/s, and d 3.50 m/s.
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The mean axial liquid velocity in two-phase flow experiments for 〈jf〉: a 0.62 m/s, b 1.25 m/s, c 2.50 m/s, and d 3.50 m/s.
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The liquid turbulence intensity in two-phase flow experiment for 〈jf〉: a 0.62 m/s, b 1.25 m/s, c 2.50 m/s, and d 3.50 m/s.
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Gas and liquid velocity profiles and relative velocity between the liquid and gas phase in a Run T9 (〈jf〉=1.251 and 〈jg〉=0.052 m/s) and b Run T4 (〈jf〉=2.489 and 〈jg〉=0.030 m/s).



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