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Experimental Characterization of Particle-Laden Air Flow in a Horizontal Pipe

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Y. Dai, T. S. Khan, M. S. Alshehhi, L. Khezzar

Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Paper No. AJKFluids2015-32339, pp. V01AT32A003; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/AJKFluids2015-32339
From:
  • ASME/JSME/KSME 2015 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference
  • Volume 1A: Symposia, Part 2
  • Seoul, South Korea, July 26–31, 2015
  • Conference Sponsors: Fluids Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5721-3
  • Copyright © 2015 by KSME

abstract

In many engineering applications, movement of micron and submicron size solid particles with compressed air or gas causes major engineering problems as in the case of black powder in oil and gas industry. Therefore, understanding its physical and flow dynamics characteristics inside a pipeline can be very useful to efficiently manage pipelines contamination issues.

This paper presents an experimental study carried out to simulate characteristics of air-sand particles flow through a transparent horizontal pipe with various flow conditions. Experimental analysis focuses on determination of critical pickup velocity of the solid particles and measurement of pressure drop across the sand bed of various blockage ratios. Results have been compared with previous studies in literature. Limited experiments are conducted using black powder samples as well. Comparison of results shows vast deviation between sand and black powder behavior.

Copyright © 2015 by KSME

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