Evaluación del comportamiento de una sonda aire-agua en un banco de calibración de equipos de medición de flujos bifásicos

  1. Ros-Bernal, Alicia 1
  2. Carrillo, José M. 1
  3. García, Juan T. 1
  4. Castillo, Luis G. 1
  1. 1 Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

    Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

    Cartagena, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02k5kx966

Ingeniería del agua

ISSN: 1134-2196

Year of publication: 2023

Volume: 27

Issue: 4

Pages: 269-281

Type: Article

DOI: 10.4995/IA.2023.20038 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Despite significant advances in the study of two-phase water-air flows, there are doubts about the accuracy of experimental campaigns, as equipment often tend to ignore the calibration phase. The limitations inherent in existing measurement techniques have driven the present research. The aim of this work is to deepen the understanding of the operation of a dual-tip optical fiber probe, tested on a calibration bench with a void fraction of 32.13%. To achieve this concentration, a water flow rate of Qw = 2.26 l/s and an air flow rate of Qa = 1.07 l/s were used. The evolution of the main variables has been analyzed in the transverse direction of the jet, considering cross-sections located at different distances from the nozzle outlet. These variables include void fraction, phase change frequency, velocity, and Sauter mean bubble diameter.

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