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2012 | 33 | 3 | 369-384
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Pressure drop in two-phase gas-liquid (Taylor) flow in microreactors

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The pressure drop in microreactors for the gas - liquid Taylor flow was measured for 4 different microreactor geometries and 3 different gas - liquid systems. The results have been compared with the existing literature correlations. A selection of the best correlations has been made.
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33
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3
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369-384
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published
1 - 10 - 2012
received
accepted
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31 - 10 - 2012
Contributors
  • Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Waryńskiego 1, 00-645 Warsaw, Poland, pawel.cyganski@ilf.com
  • Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Waryńskiego 1, 00-645 Warsaw, Poland
  • Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Waryńskiego 1, 00-645 Warsaw, Poland
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_v10176-012-0033-y
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