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Application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for investigation of fluid dynamics in trickle bed reactors and of droplet separation kinetics in packed beds

Nguyen, N.L.; Van Buren, V.; Garnier, A., von; Hardy, E.H.; Reimert, R.

Abstract: Magnetic Resonance Imaging technique was used to investigate the fluid dynamics of multiphase flow in two different applications: (a) stationary two-phase flow in trickle beds, and (b) time-dependent droplet separation in granular bed filters. The experiments were carried out with different gas/liquid systems at either atmospheric conditions or at elevated pressure and temperature. Two-dimensional and three-dimensional image data were then evaluated to quantify the porosity profiles and gas/liquid distribution in packed beds. The results compare well with data from integral measurements.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Engler-Bunte-Institut (EBI)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2005
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2005.04.083
ISSN: 0009-2509
KITopen ID: 1000050203
Erschienen in Chemical Engineering Science
Band 60
Heft 22
Seiten 6289-6297
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