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Experimental Investigation of Multiple Solutions for Liquid Holdup in Upward Inclined Stratified Flow

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Steven P. Smith, Garry A. Gregory

Neotechnology Consultants Ltd., 510-1701 Centre Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2E 7Y2

Harvey W. Yarranton

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4

J. Energy Resour. Technol 125(2), 137-144 (Jun 04, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1521710 History: Received April 01, 2001; Revised September 01, 2002; Online June 04, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Taitel-Dukler liquid level curves
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Flow chart for evaluation of multiple solutions
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University of Calgary multiphase flow loop
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Boundaries of the multiple solution region
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Comparison of the measured and calculated liquid volume fraction-turbulent liquid characterization
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Comparison of the measured and calculated liquid volume fraction-laminar liquid characterization
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Comparison of the measured and calculated liquid volume fraction outside the multiple solution region-turbulent liquid characterization
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Comparison of the measured and calculated liquid volume fraction outside the multiple solution region-laminar liquid characterization

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