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International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering

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Frictional Pressure Drop of Gas-Newtonian and Gas-Non Newtonian Slug Flow in Vertical Pipe

Subrata Kumar Majumder / Sandip Ghosh / Gautam Kundu / Arun Kumar Mitra
Published Online: 2011-11-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1542-6580.2847

Experimental study on two-phase pressure drop in a vertical pipe with air-Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquid in slug flow regime has been carried out within a range of gas and liquid flowrate of 0.5×10-4 to 1.92×10-4 m-3/s and 1.6×10-4 to 6.7×10-4 m3/s respectively. In the present study air and four types of liquids such as water, amyl alcohol, glycerin (two different concentrations), and CMC (Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose) are used. The present data were analyzed by two-phase friction method. To predict the two-phase pressure drop, correlations have been developed with Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquid. A general correlation was also developed to predict the two-phase pressure drop in a vertical column of diameter 0.01905 m and 3.4 m height combining both the Newtonian and non-Newtonian liquid systems.

Keywords: hydrodynamics; slug flow; pressure drop; non-Newtonian; two-phase; friction factor

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Published Online: 2011-11-29

Citation Information: International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 1, ISSN (Online) 1542-6580, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1542-6580.2847.

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