4. Fluid Dynamics in Countercurrent Packed Columns

  1. Professor Dr.-Ing. Reinhard Billet

Published Online: 5 DEC 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527605983.ch4

Packed Towers: In Processing and Environmental Technology

Packed Towers: In Processing and Environmental Technology

How to Cite

Billet, R. (1995) Fluid Dynamics in Countercurrent Packed Columns, in Packed Towers: In Processing and Environmental Technology, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527605983.ch4

Author Information

  1. Institut für Thermo- und Fluiddynamik, Fakultät für Maschinenbau, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universitätsstraße 150, D-44801 Bochum, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 DEC 2005
  2. Published Print: 9 FEB 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527286164

Online ISBN: 9783527605989

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Keywords:

  • packed towers;
  • processing and environmental technology;
  • countercurrent packed columns;
  • fluid-dynamics model;
  • resistance to flow;
  • loading conditions;
  • flooding conditions;
  • relationship between boundary loads;
  • pressure drop in packed columns;
  • liquid holdup in packed beds;
  • phase inversion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fluid-dynamics model

  • Resistance to flow

  • Loading conditions

  • Flooding conditions

  • Relationship between boundary loads

  • Pressure drop in packed columns

  • Liquid holdup in packed beds

  • Liquid entrainment at high loads

  • Phase inversion in packed beds

  • Relationship between loading and flood points