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Effect of Orifice Nozzle Design and Input Power on Two-Phase Flow and Mass Transfer Characteristics
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 Title & Authors
Effect of Orifice Nozzle Design and Input Power on Two-Phase Flow and Mass Transfer Characteristics
Yang, Hei Cheon;
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 Abstract
It is necessary to investigate the input power as well as the mass transfer characteristics of the aeration process in order to improve the energy efficiency of an aerobic water treatment. The objective of this study is to experimentally investigate the effect of orifice nozzle design and input power on the flow and mass transfer characteristics of a vertical two-phase flow. The mass ratio, input power, volumetric mass transfer coefficient, and mass transfer efficiency were calculated using the measured data. It was found that as the input power increases the volumetric mass transfer coefficient increases, while the mass ratio and mass transfer efficiency decrease. The mass ratio, volumetric mass transfer coefficient, and mass transfer efficiency were higher for the orifice configuration with a smaller orifice nozzle area ratio. An empirical correlation was proposed to estimate the effect of mass ratio, input power, and Froude number on the volumetric mass transfer coefficient.
 Keywords
Two-Phase Flow;Mass Transfer;Orifice Nozzle;Input Power;Aeration;Mass Ratio;Froude Number;
 Language
Korean
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