Electrochemical Method for Measuring Turbulent Characteristics of Gas-Liquid Flows

  • V. E. Nakoryakov
  • O. N. Kashinsky
  • B. K. Kozmenko
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


Electrochemical method of studying the hydrodinamic characteristics of two-phase flow based on the measurement of the diffusion current to a microelectrode placed in the solution ofthe special electrolyte is a diffusional analog of the constant-temperature hot-wire technique. Application of this method to measurements of wall shear stress, liquid velocity and local void fraction, fluctuational characteristics including components of velocity is described. Some results showing the efficiency of the application of the electrochemical technique to complex studies of gas-liquid flow are presented.


Wall Shear Stress Void Fraction Liquid Velocity Slug Flow Single Phase Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. E. Nakoryakov
    • 1
  • O. N. Kashinsky
    • 1
  • B. K. Kozmenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ThermophysicsSiberian Branch of the USSR Academy of SciencesNovosibirskUSSR

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