single-phase flow

single-phase flow

[′siŋ·gəl ¦fāz ′flō]
(chemical engineering)
The flow of a material, as a gas, single-phase liquid, or a solid, but not in any combination of the three.
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In summary, discarding the hypothesis of one-dimensional homogeneous flow, which is based on the single-phase flow principle, the ice slurry phase-splitting algorithm takes full account of slip effect.
h] is calculated for the two-phase flow via hybrid turbulence length scale defined as harmonic average of the integral length scale of single-phase flow and inter-particle spacing (Crowe, 2000).
Maintaining single-phase flow through the flow meter and thus maintaining flow measurement accuracy can result in significant improvements in lost and unaccounted for gas, directly improving profitability.
Semi-empirical models come from the same theoretical basis as an orifice equation for a single component refrigerant and a single-phase flow.
One can indicate that the presence of particles leads to turbulence enhancement in the turbulent core and in the wall vicinity in comparison with the case of the single-phase flow.
Among the situations he describes are single-phase flow through capillary and slit channels and through porous media, surfaces with capillary-porous coverings, and heat transfer crises.
Oil and water single-phase flow experiments were conducted with quartz and glass microchannels by varying the flow rate and measuring the corresponding pressure drop as indicated in Figure 1.
In comparison to the values known from single-phase flow, the intensities are exceptionally high and increase still further with increasing superficial gas velocities whereas the liquid velocity along the axis increases.
All of the theories described above are for a single-phase flow, and few studies have been devoted to a multi-phase flow.
The momentum equations as well as the continuity and energy conservation equations for the single-phase flow are considered time-independent.
In the two-phase flow, the average shear rate in the liquid phase will be higher than that in the single-phase flow at the same flow rate of the liquid phase.
Coriolis technology is highly accurate in single-phase flow with perhaps a [+ or -] 0.
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