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A study of two-phase flow in a reduced gravity environment

A study of two-phase flow in a reduced gravity environment

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Published by Sundstrand Energy Systems, Sundstrand Corporation in Rockford, Illinois .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reduced gravity environments.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA study of two phase flow in a reduced gravity environment.
    SeriesNASA-CR -- 172035., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-172035.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18031757M

    The Interphase Transport Phenomena ITP laboratory has developed a low-power, passive microgravity vortex phase separator MVS which has already proven to be an essential component of two-phase systems operating in low gravity environments. Tran, T. Correlation of two-phase friction for refrigerants in small-diameter tubes. The formulation incorporates recent experimental observations and introduces the effect of bubble size in a rudimentary way.

    However, the preferred option has been to work using the separated flow model, or alternatively, phenomenological models. The bubbly flow model is based on the assumption of local homogeneous conditions between the phases but allows for void distribution in the radial direction. The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book Multiphase thermal systems involving more than one phase or one component have numerous applications in aerospace, heat-exchanger, transport of contaminants in environmental systems, and energy transport and energy conversion systems. Boiling, Condensation and Gas—Liquid Flow. Choi, B. Pamitran, A.

    The comparison shows that the transition boundary is well predicted by the criterion based on critical void fraction. An additional benefit of conducting studies in microgravity flows is that these studies aide the development of understanding for normal gravity flow behavior by removing the effects of buoyancy on the shape of the interface and density driven shear flows between the gas and the liquid phases. Fang et al. Qu, W. Gabriel established the Microgravity Research Group in


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A study of two-phase flow in a reduced gravity environment Download PDF Ebook

The turbulent shear stress is formed from the contributions of both the velocity and density variation, and the solution of the resulting Reynolds-type equation yields the velocity profile of the flow.

Multiphase Flow 17, —, Experiments will consist of the use of Particle Image Velocimetry PIV and A study of two-phase flow in a reduced gravity environment book Doppler Velocimeters LDV to study single spherical bubble and single and two cylindrical bubble behavior with respect to their influence on the turbulence of the surrounding liquid and on the wall 2 The dynamics of bubbly and slug flow in microgravity will be analyzed especially for the role of the coalescence in the transition from bubbly to slug flow effect of fluid properties and surfactantto identify clusters that promote coalescence and transition the void fraction distribution in bubbly and slug flow,to measure the wall friction in bubbly flow.

Fluid flows in which the effect of surface tension is significant are called capillary flows. HVAC R. Two-phase Flow Group Meeting Pap. Other models reviewed overpredicted the data by a factor of two.

Extensive background information on the subject of pressure drop is given by Hewitt and a review of pressure drop in orifices, valves, bends and fittings is given by Hewitt How the Process Currently Works page 3 4.

It was the goal of the Portland State Team to develop a reliable, inexpensive testing apparatus that would reproduce a steady slug flow regime that could be easily employed in ground based micro-gravity test facilities, such as NASA's KC About the authors Dr.

The researchers observed that there were significant discrepancies between measured film thicknesses and those predicted by the Bretherton and Taylor laws, and that when plotted against capillary number, film thickness data for the fluids collapsed onto separate curves.

The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book Multiphase thermal systems involving more than one phase or one component have numerous applications in aerospace, heat-exchanger, transport of contaminants in environmental systems, and energy transport and energy conversion systems.

Why does this trick work with one size straw and not another? Thermal Fluid Sci. Pressure Drop page 11 9. The extensive theoretical and experimental study of TPFPD in tubes has been conducted in the past seven decades, and a number of correlations have been proposed for normal gravity.

The most critical location for phase separation is at the boiler exit where only vapor must be sent to the turbine because blade erosion occurs from high velocity liquid droplets entrained by vapor flow.

Study of two

Two-phase cooling experiments—pressure drop, heat transfer, and burnout measurements. A reduced gravity environment or "microgravity"provides an excellent tool to study the flow without the masking effects of gravity.

This projecting studies two-phase flow behavior under zero-gravity conditions.

Flow Boiling in Microgap Coolers

Slug flow is a A study of two-phase flow in a reduced gravity environment book of long bubbles and liquid slug carrying a few bubbles. Flow 26, —, Since a low-gravity environment is characterized by reduced buoyancy forces, the migration of bubbles through a nearly weightless liquid can be studied in an earthbound workshop by means of a Hele-Shaw cell.

If the apparatus is positioned horizontally, the liquid and the gas enclosed in the cell are in a state of effective galisend.com by: heated two phase ‰ow are reviewed in brief, and the future direction of researches and the activity to en-hance the opportunity to realize the experiments under reduced gravity conditions are indicated re‰ecting the author's opinion.

2. History of Japanese Research on Reduced Gravity Boiling/Two-phase Flow and Development of Experimental. A drop tower was used to study two-phase flow composed of liquid and gas in a low gravity enviroment. The effect of gravitational acceleration on the flow pattern is discussed.

Two nondimensional correlations were derived to estimate the transition of the flow pattern in a horizontal two-phase flow.Aug pdf,  · Two Phase Flow Research 1. Two-Phase Flow Models Comparison and Analysis Yun Zhe Liu 3/5/ 2.

1 Introduction Gas Liquid two-phase flow occurs ubiquitously in various major industrial fields, like petroleum, chemical, refinery and nuclear.This projecting studies two-phase flow behavior under zero-gravity conditions.

The overall objectives of this study were to generate a data base more» for two-phase pressure drop and the void-quality relationship under simulated zero gravity conditions and to develop analytical models to predict these parameters for bubbly and annular flow.predictive tools for two-phase heat transfer are derived from experiments that have been conducted ebook one g e, it is impossible to ascertain the validity of the same tools for reduced gravity con-ditions, especially microgravity, without performing tests in the appropriate gravitational environment.

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