Flow Patterns, Flow Pattern Maps, and Flow Pattern Transition Models

  • Afshin J. Ghajar
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This chapter provides some of the flow visualization results of the experimental setup discussed in Chapter 2, a succinct review of the flow patterns, flow pattern maps, and flow pattern transition models.


Two-phase flow Gas-liquid Flow patterns Flow maps Flow pattern transition models Flow visualization Horizontal flow Vertical flow Downward inclined flow Upward inclined flow Bubbly flow Slug flow Intermittent flow Stratified flow Annular flow 


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

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