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On the Development of Deadleg Criterion

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M. A. Habib

H. M. Badr, S. A. M. Said, I. Hussaini

Mechanical Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

J. J. Al-Bagawi

Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia

J. Fluids Eng 127(1), 124-135 (Mar 22, 2005) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1852481 History: Received June 02, 2003; Revised September 30, 2004; Online March 22, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Figures

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Detailed construction of the test section
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Calculated and measured velocity vectors inside the deadleg. (a) Flow visualization results L/D=1, (b) calculated results L/D=1, (c) flow visualization results L/D=3, (d) calculated results L/D=3, (e) flow visualization results L/D=5, and (f) Calculated results L/D=5.
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The geometry of the deadleg configuration
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The influence of mesh refinement on the velocity magnitude and volumetric water concentration along the axis of the deadleg, (a) Velocity magnitude L/D=1, d=10−4m (b) Volumetric water concentration L/D=1, d=10−4 m (c) Velocity magnitude, L/D=5, d=10−3 m (d) Volumetric water concentration L/D=5, d=10−3 m
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Velocity contours, velocity vectors, and contours of the volumetric concentration of water for the vertical deadleg; L/D=1. (a) Velocity contours, (b) velocity vectors, and (c) Water concentration.
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Velocity contours, velocity vectors, and contours of the volumetric concentration of water for the vertical deadleg; L/D=3. (a) Velocity contours, (b) velocity vectors, and (c) water concentration.
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Velocity contours, velocity vectors, and contours of the volumetric concentration of water for the vertical deadleg; L/D=5. (a) Velocity contours, (b) velocity vectors, and (c) water concentration.
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Velocity contours, velocity vectors, and contours of the volumetric concentration of water for the vertical deadleg; L/D=7. (a) Velocity contours, (b) velocity vectors, and (c) water concentration.
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Velocity contours, velocity vectors, and contours of the volumetric concentration of water for the horizontal deadleg; L/D=1. (a) Velocity contours, (b) velocity vectors, and (c) water concentration.
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Velocity contours, velocity vectors, and contours of the volumetric concentration of water for the horizontal deadleg; L/D=3. (a) Velocity contours, (b) velocity vectors, and (c) water concentration.
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Velocity contours, velocity vectors, and contours of the volumetric concentration of water for the horizontal deadleg; L/D=5. (a) Velocity contours, (b) velocity vectors, and (c) Water concentration.
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Velocity contours, velocity vectors, and contours of the volumetric concentration of water for the horizontal deadleg; L/D=7. (a) Velocity contours, (b) velocity vectors, and (c) water concentration.
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Velocity contours, velocity vectors, and contours of the volumetric concentration of water for the horizontal deadleg; L/D=9. (a) Velocity contours, (b) velocity vectors, and (c) water concentration.

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