Chapter 9. Identification of Fractal Structures in Two-Phase Flow

  1. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  1. Holger Skok and
  2. Erich Hahne

Published Online: 31 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610785.ch9

Transient Phenomena in Multiphase and Multicomponent Systems: Research Report

Transient Phenomena in Multiphase and Multicomponent Systems: Research Report

How to Cite

Skok, H. and Hahne, E. (2000) Identification of Fractal Structures in Two-Phase Flow, in Transient Phenomena in Multiphase and Multicomponent Systems: Research Report (ed Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610785.ch9

Author Information

  1. Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Thermodynamik und Wärmetechnik, Pfaffenwaldring 6, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 13 JUN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527271498

Online ISBN: 9783527610785

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Keywords:

  • transient phenomena;
  • multiphase systems;
  • multicomponent systems;
  • flow pattern;
  • fractal structures;
  • two-phase flow;
  • flow regimes;
  • chaos theory;
  • experimental set-up;
  • reconstruction techniques;
  • application

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Flow Regimes and Chaos Theory

    • Flooding transition

    • Flow regime identification in horizontal tubes

    • Flow regime identification in a rectangular channel

  • Experimental Set-Up

    • Data acquisition

      • Measuring the absolute pressure

      • Measuring the void fraction

      • Recording the data

  • Experiments

  • Reconstruction Techniques

    • The object to identify

    • The method of identification

    • Terms and concepts

    • Embedding in pseudo-phase-space

  • Application and Results

    • Calculating the dimension

    • Comparing results for pressure and void fraction

    • Comparison to classical flow pattern maps

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • List of Symbols

  • References