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Horizontal Penetration of Gas-Liquid Spray Jets in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds

By Siva Ariyapadi, Franco Berruti, Cedric Briens, Jennifer McMillan and David Zhou

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A new method has been developed to predict the horizontal jet penetration of gas-liquid sprays injected into gas-solid fluidized beds. The technique involves combining a theoretical model to predict the momentum flux of two-phase sprays with the Benjelloun et al. (1995) correlation for gas jets. Following this treatment, a generalized version of the jet penetration correlation has been developed, which includes the effect of nozzle geometry. The correlation predictions are in very good agreement with the experimental data for a wide range of nozzle geometries, nozzle scales, and jet fluids

Topics: fluidized bed, gas-liquid spray, horizontal, jet penetration, nozzle, X-ray imaging
Publisher: SelectedWorks
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:works.bepress.com:cedric_briens-1008
Provided by: Scholarship@Western
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