Three-dimensional gas-liquid simulation of an airlift bubble column reactor

Cartland Glover, G.M., Blažej, M., Generalis, S.C. and Markoš, J. (2003). Three-dimensional gas-liquid simulation of an airlift bubble column reactor. Chemical Papers, 57 (6), pp. 387-392.


Basic hydrodynamic parameters of an airlift reactor with internal loop were estimated experimentally and simulated using commercially available CFD software from Fluent. Circulation velocity in a 32-dm(3)-airlift reactor was measured using the magnetic tracer method, meanwhile the gas hold-up was obtained by analysis of the pressure drop using the method of inverted U-tube manometers. Comparison of simulated (in two and three dimensions) and experimental data was performed at different superficial gas velocities in the riser.

Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Mathematics
Uncontrolled Keywords: hydrodynamic parameters,airlift reactor,internal loop,circulation velocity,gas hold-up,pressure drop,inverted U-tube manometers
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Published Date: 2003
Authors: Cartland Glover, G.M. ( 0000-0002-2647-2757)
Blažej, M.
Generalis, S.C. ( 0000-0001-7660-0633)
Markoš, J.



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