Specific examples of each regime described in Section
23.1.1 are listed below:
- Bubbly flow
examples include absorbers, aeration, air lift pumps, cavitation, evaporators, flotation, and scrubbers.
- Droplet flow
examples include absorbers, atomizers, combustors, cryogenic pumping, dryers, evaporation, gas cooling, and scrubbers.
- Slug flow
examples include large bubble motion in pipes or tanks.
- Stratified/free-surface flow
examples include sloshing in offshore separator devices and boiling and condensation in nuclear reactors.
flow examples include cyclone separators, air classifiers, dust collectors, and dust-laden environmental flows.
- Pneumatic transport
examples include transport of cement, grains, and metal powders.
- Fluidized bed
examples include fluidized bed reactors and circulating fluidized beds.
- Slurry flow
examples include slurry transport and mineral processing
examples include mineral processing and biomedical and physiochemical fluid systems
examples include mineral processing.
23.1.1 Multiphase Flow Regimes
23.2 Choosing a General
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