Void Fraction

  • Afshin J. Ghajar
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This chapter first presents parametric analysis of the void fraction and then provides a brief review of some of the modeling techniques for determination of the void fraction and recommendation of well-scrutinized void fraction correlations, followed by an illustrative example.


Two-phase flow Gas-liquid Flow pattern Horizontal and vertical flow Upward and downward inclined flow Void fraction Pipe orientation Phase flow rates Fluid properties Pipe diameter Drift flux model Distribution parameter Drift velocity Modeling Correlations 


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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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