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Use of the electromagnetic flowmeter in a two-phase flow

Bernier, R. N. and Brennen, C. E. (1983) Use of the electromagnetic flowmeter in a two-phase flow. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 9 (3). pp. 251-257. ISSN 0301-9322. doi:10.1016/0301-9322(83)90104-0.

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The use of the transverse field electromagnetic meter for two-phase flows is investigated. It is shown both experimentally and theoretically that this device measures the average velocity of the continuous liquid phase provided this has some minimum electrical conductivity. The calibration is quite independent of void fraction, flow regime, axisymmetric velocity profile, or the electrical conductivity of the continuous liquid phase. The dynamic capability of the meter for use in measuring unsteady two-phase flows is also demonstrated to be considerable.

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Additional Information:Received 26 January 1982; in revised form 14 July 1982. The authors wish to acknowledge the support of the National Science Foundation under Grant No. Eng. 76-11225; some financial support from Chevron Oilfield Research, La Habra, California was also appreciated.
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Deposited By: Christopher Brennen
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