Although the phenomena related to the multiphase flow can be found in many kinds of industrial and engineering applications, the physical mechanism of the multiphase flow has not been investigated in detail. The major reason for the lack of data in the multiphase flow lies in the difficulties in measuring the flow quantities of the multiple phases simultaneously. The difference in the refractive indices makes the visualization in the vicinity of the boundary of the multiple phases almost impossible. In this study, the refractive index of the aqueous phase has been equalized to that of the oil phase by adjusting the concentration of aqueous solution. Presently, the simultaneous visualization and the PIV measurement have been carried out about the both phases of the liquid-liquid two-phase flow. The measurement has been carried out for the flow field around and inside of two falling droplets interacting each other while they travel.
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Interaction Between Two Falling Droplets in the Liquid-Liquid Two Phase Flow
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Ninomiya, N, & Mori, T. "Interaction Between Two Falling Droplets in the Liquid-Liquid Two Phase Flow." Proceedings of the ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference. ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. March 13–17, 2011. T10200. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/AJTEC2011-44625
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