MODELING MIXING PROCESSES IN MULTIPHASE DISPERSIONS.

A. S. Ambegaonkar, L. L. Tavlarides

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Abstract

A previously developed simulation model for multiphase liquid-liquid or gas-liquid reaction systems has been improved in concept and corroborated with experimental data for liquid-liquid dispersions. Prediction of drop size distributions, dispersed phase mixing rates and average drop size as a function of operating conditions and physical properties is demonstrated by comparison with experimental data. It is shown that the model describes the fluid hydrodynamics, and particle dynamics as a function of physical properties of the multiphase systems, the configuration of vessel and the operating conditions. This capability permits one to 'a priori' predict the drop size distribution, dispersed mixing effects and the interfacial surface area of liquid-liquid dispersion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages76-85
Number of pages10
StatePublished - Jan 1 1976
Externally publishedYes
EventInt, 4th/Eur Symp on Chem React Eng, 6th (Eur Fed of Chem Eng, 161st Event) - Heidelberg, W Ger
Duration: Apr 6 1976Apr 8 1976

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OtherInt, 4th/Eur Symp on Chem React Eng, 6th (Eur Fed of Chem Eng, 161st Event)
CityHeidelberg, W Ger
Period4/6/764/8/76

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    Ambegaonkar, A. S., & Tavlarides, L. L. (1976). MODELING MIXING PROCESSES IN MULTIPHASE DISPERSIONS.. 76-85. Paper presented at Int, 4th/Eur Symp on Chem React Eng, 6th (Eur Fed of Chem Eng, 161st Event), Heidelberg, W Ger, .