Wave propagation in bubbly liquids

  • Donald A. Drew
  • Lap-Yan Cheng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 154)


Wave propagation in a bubbly liquid is studied from the point of view of determining the validity of two-fluid two-phase flow models and the values of various parameters appearing in them. At low frequencies, the speed of sound depends on the virtual mass coefficient. At higher frequencies, the results indicate the need for a virtual heat capacity.


Void Fraction Bubbly Flow Single Phase Flow Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Virtual Mass 
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© Springer-Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald A. Drew
    • 1
  • Lap-Yan Cheng
    • 2
  1. 1.U.S. Army Research Office and Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteUSA
  2. 2.Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroy

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