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Numerical Solution Methods for Multi-phase Flow Problems

  • Nikolay Ivanov KolevEmail author
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Numerical methods for transient single-phase flow analysis are available and in widespread use for practical applications. Methods for cost-effective solution of multi-phase flow problems are still in their infancy. There is a significant experience base available for two-phase flows, e.g. gas/liquid and dispersed solid particles/gas flow for the special case of small concentrations in the dispersed phase. To my knowledge, there is no universal method for integrating systems of partial differential equations describing multi-phase flows. The purpose of this work is to present the methods derived for the computer codes IVA2 to IVA6 and to give a short description of the experience gained with these methods.

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Velocity Field Characteristic Point Time Plane Mass Conservation Equation Pipe Network 
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