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PIV Techniques in Experimental Measurement of Two Phase (Gas-Liquid) Systems

  • Basheer Ashraf Ali
  • Subramaniam Pushpavanam
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Abstract

Flow visualization techniques help us understand qualitatively and quantitatively flow behavior in systems. The system walls have to be optically transparent for visualization. These methods require a good knowledge of optics, hydrodynamics, mathematics as well as electronics. Particle image velocimetry (PIV) is used to understand the quantitative spatiotemporal variations a the flow. It can give excellent spatial as well as temporal resolution. In this chapter, we discuss the basics of flow visualization from a theoretical and a practical view point and present results of PIV on a two-phase gas–liquid flow system.

Keywords

Flow Field Particle Image Velocimetry Laser Sheet Interrogation Window Bubble Column 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Institute of Technology MadrasChennaiIndia

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