Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

, Volume 43, Issue 11–12, pp 712–715 | Cite as

Mass transfer in a low-pressure vortex tube

  • L. A. Tarasova
  • A. V. Morozov
  • O. A. Troshkin


It is shown that a comparatively low efficiency of a vortex tube can be compensated for by giving it additional functions such as air dryer. Experiment shows that the adiabatic efficiency of a vortex tube falls somewhat with increase in the humidity of the input flow. Formulas are proposed for quantitative evaluation of that process.


Vortex Tube Euler Number Eckert Number Spiral Flow Circumferential Component 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. A. Tarasova
    • 1
  • A. V. Morozov
    • 1
  • O. A. Troshkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Moscow State University of Engineering Ecology (MGUIÉ)Russia

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