Parts I through IV of this article appeared in the Transactions of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and Chemical Engineering Progress (1 to 4).
Pressure drop through porous media†
Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
Copyright © 1956 American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Volume 2, Issue 1, pages 79–81, March 1956
How to Cite
Brownell, L. E., Gami, D. C., Miller, R. A. and Nekarvis, W. F. (1956), Pressure drop through porous media. AIChE J., 2: 79–81. doi: 10.1002/aic.690020117
- Issue published online: 17 JUN 2004
- Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
Fluid flow data are presnted for beds of uniformly sized spheres consolidated with resin over a porosity range from 36.4 to 12.3%. The data are analyzed in terms of an effective pore volume and equations are given for predicting pressure drop by use of a friction-factor-Reynolds-number plot.