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Fluid Dynamics Research, Vol. 25 (2) (1999) pp. 57-62
Copyright (c) 1999 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
PII: S0169-5983(98)00032-X

Compressibility and condensation effects when pumping gas-liquid mixtures

A. Poullikkas

Electricity Authority of Cyprus, P.O. Box 113, Larnaca, Cyprus

Received 21 January 1998; revised 5 June 1998; accepted 26 June 1998

Abstract

An improved model for the calculation of the two-phase pump head is developed. The model takes into account phase separation, and compressibility and condensation effects of the gas phase.

Keyword(s): Two-phase flow; Gas-liquid mixtures

Correspondence address

A. Poullikkas: Corresponding address: Grivas Digenis 16, Aglantzia, 2108 Nicosia, Cyprus. E-mail: mspoul@pythagoras.mas.ucy.ac.cy.
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