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Two-Phase Flow Modeling of Inducers

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Amrin F. Harun

INTEC Engineering, 15600 JFK Blvd, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77032

Mauricio G. Prado

Department of Petroleum Engineering

Siamack A. Shirazi

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dale R. Doty

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Tulsa, 600 S. College Ave., Tulsa, OK 74104

J. Energy Resour. Technol 126(2), 140-148 (Jun 22, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1738124 History: Received October 01, 1999; Revised November 01, 2003; Online June 22, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Figures

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Rotary Gas Separator (ESP, Inc. 7)
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Experimental Facility: Specific Equipment—RGS
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Experimental Facility: General Supporting Equipment
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Geometrical Approach for an Inducer in Meridional Flow Solution
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Head Degradation: Bubbly (BB) vs. Churn (CH)
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Head Degradation: Bubbly (BB) vs. Homogeneous (HM)
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Head Degradation: Churn (CH) vs. Homogeneous (HM)
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Void Fraction Effect on Head
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Flow Pattern Map Inside Inducer Channel
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RGS Model vs. Data: Water-Air, 200 psi, 200 scf/STB, 110°F, 60 Hz
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RGS Model vs. Data: Hydrocarbon-Air, 300 psi, 200 scf/STB, 110°F, 30 Hz

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