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Calculation of Two-Phase Flows in an Oil Separator by Using a Cubic Interpolated Propagation Code on Unstructured Grid Spaces

[+] Author Affiliations
Eiji Ishii, Hirotaka Kameya, Atsushi Watanabe

Hitachi, Ltd., Ibaraki, Japan

Masayuki Urashin

Hitachi Air Conditioning Systems Company, Ltd., Ibaraki, Japan

Paper No. FEDSM2002-31229, pp. 459-466; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/FEDSM2002-31229
From:
  • ASME 2002 Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Division Conference
  • Volume 2: Symposia and General Papers, Parts A and B
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 14–18, 2002
  • Conference Sponsors: Fluids Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3616-9 | eISBN: 0-7918-3600-2
  • Copyright © 2002 by ASME

abstract

We have developed a cubic interpolated propagation (CIP) code combined with a finite volume method using unstructured grid spaces. The CIP code, which can solve both compressible and incompressible flows simultaneously, was used to calculate gas-liquid flows — in this case, waterspouts — in an oil separator. We found that waterspouts raise the oil at the bottom of the separator’s chamber and lower the efficiency of oil separation remarkably. We also found that the waterspouts can be classified as circulatory or non-circulatory and that they are caused by a low-pressure core in the discharge pipe. Furthermore, we predicted the critical conditions under which the waterspouts occur, and these predictions agree with measurements taken with a test separator.

Copyright © 2002 by ASME
Topics: Space , Two-phase flow

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