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Global and Local Hydrodynamics of Bubble Columns – Effect of Gas Distributor.

  1. 1. 0454180 - UCHP-M 2017 RIV CH eng J - Článek v odborném periodiku
    Sharaf, S. - Zedníková, Mária - Růžička, Marek - Azzopardi, B.J.
    Global and Local Hydrodynamics of Bubble Columns – Effect of Gas Distributor.
    Chemical Engineering Journal. Roč. 288, MAR 15 (2016), s. 489-504 ISSN 1385-8947
    Grant CEP: GA MŠk(CZ) LD13018
    Grant ostatní:EPSRC(GB) EP/F016050/1
    Institucionální podpora: RVO:67985858
    Klíčová slova: bubble columns * wire mesh sensor * void fraction
    Kód oboru RIV: CI - Průmyslová chemie a chemické inženýrství
    Impakt faktor: 6.216, rok: 2016

    Global (level swell) and local (WMS – Wire Mesh Sensor) measurements were made on waters of different purities and air, in a cylindrical laboratory bubble column (2 m tall, 0.127 m dia) using two different gas distributors: a perforated plate (to produce homogeneous flow) and a spider sparger (to produce heterogeneous flow). The level swell method provided the steady space-averaged gas holdup/gas flow rate data. The WMS method provided the actual gas holdups and bubble sizes resolved in time and space at one cross-sectional horizontal plane (1 m above distributor), whose integration yields the timeaveraged data. The following results were obtained: The global and local data agree relatively well; there are distinct differences between the radial profiles and bubble size distributions between the two main flow regimes; the local information identifies why the predictions of published models, which account for the smaller and larger bubbles in the flow, may not perform well; the modelling approaches based on the hindrance and enhancement concepts prove to be suitable for the flow regime identification and description, including the transition range between the homogeneous and heterogeneous flows; based on the hydrodynamics, the specific interfacial area is obtained, together with the mass transfer coefficient.
    Trvalý link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0254961