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Two-Phase Flow Experimental Setup for Inclined Systems

  • Afshin J. Ghajar
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Abstract

This chapter provides the details of a versatile experimental setup used for flow visualization and collection of pertinent two-phase flow data (void fraction, pressure drop, and non-boiling heat transfer coefficient) in inclined systems.

Keywords

Two-phase flow Air-water Inclined systems Experimental setup Horizontal flow Downward inclined flow Upward inclined flow Pipe orientation Flow pattern Flow visualization Void fraction Pressure drop Surface roughness Non-boiling heat transfer Correlations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Afshin J. Ghajar
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  1. 1.School of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringOklahoma State UniversityStillwaterUSA

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