Hydrodynamic model for gas‐liquid slug flow in vertical tubes

R. C. Fernandes*, R. Semiat, A. E. Dukler

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A series of equations are developed based on the physical processes thought to take place during slug flow which are used to predict the hydrodynamic character of this complex flow pattern. New experimental results are reported which appear to validate the model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)981-989
Number of pages9
JournalAICHE Journal
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1983
Externally publishedYes


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