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**Paper Count:**1315

# Search results for: velocity profile

##### 1315 Distortion of Flow Measurement and Cavitation Occurs Due to Orifice Inlet Velocity Profiles

**Authors:**
Byung-Soo Shin,
Nam-Seok Kim,
Sang-Kyu Lee,
O-Hyun Keum

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Orifice,
k-e model,
CFD

##### 1314 Cold Model Experimental Research on Particle Velocity Distribution in Gas-Solid Circulating Fluidized Bed for Methanol-to-Olefins Process

**Authors:**
Yongzheng Li,
Hongfang Ma,
Qiwen Sun,
Haitao Zhang,
Weiyong Ying

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Circulating fluidized bed,
laser doppler velocimeter,
particle velocity,
radial profile.

##### 1313 Detailed Microzonation Studies around Denizli, Turkey

**Authors:**
A. Aydin,
E. Akyol,
N. Soyatik

**Abstract:**

This study has been presented which is a detailed work of seismic microzonation of the city center. For seismic microzonation area of 225 km2 has been selected as the study area. MASW (Multichannel analysis of surface wave) and seismic refraction methods have been used to generate one-dimensional shear wave velocity profile at 250 locations and two-dimensional profile at 60 locations. These shear wave velocities are used to estimate equivalent shear wave velocity in the study area at every 2 and 5 m intervals up to a depth of 60 m. Levels of equivalent shear wave velocity of soil are used the classified of the study area. After the results of the study, it must be considered as components of urban planning and building design of Denizli and the application and use of these results should be required and enforced by municipal authorities.

**Keywords:**
Seismic microzonation,
liquefaction,
land use
management.

##### 1312 One Some Effective Solutions of Stokes Axisymmetric Equation for a Viscous Fluid

**Authors:**
N. Khatiashvili,
K. Pirumova,
D. Janjgava

**Abstract:**

The Stokes equation connected with the fluid flow over the axisymmetric bodies in a cylindrical area is considered. The equation is studied in a moving coordinate system with the appropriate boundary conditions. Effective formulas for the velocity components are obtained. The graphs of the velocity components and velocity profile are plotted.

**Keywords:**
Stokes system,
viscous fluid.

##### 1311 Flow of a Second Order Fluid through Constricted Tube with Slip Velocity at Wall Using Integral Method

**Authors:**
Nosheen Zareen Khan,
Abdul Majeed Siddiqui,
Muhammad Afzal Rana

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Approximate solution,
constricted tube,
non-Newtonian fluids,
Reynolds number.

##### 1310 Velocity Filter Banks using 3-D FFT

**Authors:**
G. Koukiou,
V. Anastassopoulos

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Velocity filters,
filter banks,
3-D FFT.

##### 1309 Rheological and Computational Analysis of Crude Oil Transportation

**Authors:**
Praveen Kumar,
Satish Kumar,
Jashanpreet Singh

**Abstract:**

Transportation of unrefined crude oil from the production unit to a refinery or large storage area by a pipeline is difficult due to the different properties of crude in various areas. Thus, the design of a crude oil pipeline is a very complex and time consuming process, when considering all the various parameters. There were three very important parameters that play a significant role in the transportation and processing pipeline design; these are: viscosity profile, temperature profile and the velocity profile of waxy crude oil through the crude oil pipeline. Knowledge of the Rheological computational technique is required for better understanding the flow behavior and predicting the flow profile in a crude oil pipeline. From these profile parameters, the material and the emulsion that is best suited for crude oil transportation can be predicted. Rheological computational fluid dynamic technique is a fast method used for designing flow profile in a crude oil pipeline with the help of computational fluid dynamics and rheological modeling. With this technique, the effect of fluid properties including shear rate range with temperature variation, degree of viscosity, elastic modulus and viscous modulus was evaluated under different conditions in a transport pipeline. In this paper, two crude oil samples was used, as well as a prepared emulsion with natural and synthetic additives, at different concentrations ranging from 1,000 ppm to 3,000 ppm. The rheological properties was then evaluated at a temperature range of 25 to 60 °C and which additive was best suited for transportation of crude oil is determined. Commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) has been used to generate the flow, velocity and viscosity profile of the emulsions for flow behavior analysis in crude oil transportation pipeline. This rheological CFD design can be further applied in developing designs of pipeline in the future.

**Keywords:**
Natural surfactant,
crude oil,
rheology,
CFD,
viscosity.

##### 1308 Measurements of Radial Velocity in Fixed Fluidized Bed for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Using LDV

**Authors:**
Xiaolai Zhang,
Haitao Zhang,
Qiwen Sun,
Weixin Qian,
Weiyong Ying

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
LDV,
fixed fluidized bed,
velocity,
Fischer-Tropsch
synthesis.

##### 1307 Application of Micro-continuum Approach in the Estimation of Snow Drift Density, Velocity and Mass Transport in Hilly Bound Cold Regions

**Authors:**
Mahmoud Zarrini,
R. N. Pralhad

**Abstract:**

We estimate snow velocity and snow drift density on hilly terrain under the assumption that the drifting snow mass can be represented using a micro-continuum approach (i.e. using a nonclassical mechanics approach assuming a class of fluids for which basic equations of mass, momentum and energy have been derived). In our model, the theory of coupled stress fluids proposed by Stokes [1] has been employed for the computation of flow parameters. Analyses of bulk drift velocity, drift density, drift transport and mass transport of snow particles have been carried out and computations made, considering various parametric effects. Results are compared with those of classical mechanics (logarithmic wind profile). The results indicate that particle size affects the flow characteristics significantly.

**Keywords:**
Snow velocity,
snow drift density,
mass transport of snow particles,
snow avalanche.

##### 1306 The Design of Axisymmetric Ducts for Incompressible Flow with a Parabolic Axial Velocity Inlet Profile

**Authors:**
V.Pavlika

**Abstract:**

In this paper a numerical algorithm is described for solving the boundary value problem associated with axisymmetric, inviscid, incompressible, rotational (and irrotational) flow in order to obtain duct wall shapes from prescribed wall velocity distributions. The governing equations are formulated in terms of the stream function ψ (x,y)and the function φ (x,y)as independent variables where for irrotational flow φ (x,y)can be recognized as the velocity potential function, for rotational flow φ (x,y)ceases being the velocity potential function but does remain orthogonal to the stream lines. A numerical method based on the finite difference scheme on a uniform mesh is employed. The technique described is capable of tackling the so-called inverse problem where the velocity wall distributions are prescribed from which the duct wall shape is calculated, as well as the direct problem where the velocity distribution on the duct walls are calculated from prescribed duct geometries. The two different cases as outlined in this paper are in fact boundary value problems with Neumann and Dirichlet boundary conditions respectively. Even though both approaches are discussed, only numerical results for the case of the Dirichlet boundary conditions are given. A downstream condition is prescribed such that cylindrical flow, that is flow which is independent of the axial coordinate, exists.

**Keywords:**
Inverse problem,
irrotational incompressible flow,
Boundary value problem.

##### 1305 Highly Accurate Target Motion Compensation Using Entropy Function Minimization

**Authors:**
Amin Aghatabar Roodbary,
Mohammad Hassan Bastani

**Abstract:**

One of the defects of stepped frequency radar systems is their sensitivity to target motion. In such systems, target motion causes range cell shift, false peaks, Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) reduction and range profile spreading because of power spectrum interference of each range cell in adjacent range cells which induces distortion in High Resolution Range Profile (HRRP) and disrupt target recognition process. Thus Target Motion Parameters (TMPs) effects compensation should be employed. In this paper, such a method for estimating TMPs (velocity and acceleration) and consequently eliminating or suppressing the unwanted effects on HRRP based on entropy minimization has been proposed. This method is carried out in two major steps: in the first step, a discrete search method has been utilized over the whole acceleration-velocity lattice network, in a specific interval seeking to find a less-accurate minimum point of the entropy function. Then in the second step, a 1-D search over velocity is done in locus of the minimum for several constant acceleration lines, in order to enhance the accuracy of the minimum point found in the first step. The provided simulation results demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed method.

**Keywords:**
ATR,
HRRP,
motion compensation,
SFW,
TMP.

##### 1304 Correlation to Predict the Effect of Particle Type on Axial Voidage Profile in Circulating Fluidized Beds

**Authors:**
M. S. Khurram,
S. A. Memon,
S. Khan

**Abstract:**

Bed voidage behavior among different flow regimes for Geldart A, B, and D particles (fluid catalytic cracking catalyst (FCC), particle A and glass beads) of diameter range 57-872 μm, apparent density 1470-3092 kg/m^{3}, and bulk density range 890-1773 kg/m^{3} were investigated in a gas-solid circulating fluidized bed of 0.1 m-i.d. and 2.56 m-height of plexi-glass. Effects of variables (gas velocity, particle properties, and static bed height) were analyzed on bed voidage. The axial voidage profile showed a typical trend along the riser: a dense bed at the lower part followed by a transition in the splash zone and a lean phase in the freeboard. Bed expansion and dense bed voidage increased with an increase of gas velocity as usual. From experimental results, a generalized model relationship based on inverse fluidization number for dense bed voidage from bubbling to fast fluidization regimes was presented.

**Keywords:**
Axial voidage,
circulating fluidized bed,
splash zone,
static bed.

##### 1303 Characterization of the Near-Wake of an Ahmed Body Profile

**Authors:**
Stéphanie Pellerin,
Bérengére Podvin,
Luc Pastur

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Ahmed body,
bi-stability,
LES,
near wake.

##### 1302 Velocity Distribution in Open Channels with Sand: An Experimental Study

**Authors:**
E. Keramaris

**Abstract:**

In this study, laboratory experiments in open channel flows over a sand bed were conducted. A porous bed (sand bed) with porosity of ε=0.70 and porous thickness of s΄=3 cm was tested. Vertical distributions of velocity were evaluated by using a two-dimensional (2D) Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV). Velocity profiles are measured above the impermeable bed and above the sand bed for the same different total water heights (h= 6, 8, 10 and 12 cm) and for the same slope S=1.5. Measurements of mean velocity indicate the effects of the bed material used (sand bed) on the flow characteristics (Velocity distribution and Reynolds number) in comparison with those above the impermeable bed.

**Keywords:**
Particle image velocimetry,
sand bed,
velocity distribution,
Reynolds number.

##### 1301 Natural Flickering of Methane Diffusion Flames

**Authors:**
K. R. V. Manikantachari,
Vasudevan Raghavan,
K. Srinivasan

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Diffusion flames,
Natural flickering,
flickering frequency,
intermittent flickering

##### 1300 Analytical Solution for Compressible Gas Flow Inside a Two-Dimensional Poiseuille Flow in Microchannels with Constant Heat Flux Including the Creeping Effect

**Authors:**
Amir Reza Ghahremani,
Salman SafariMohsenabad,
Mohammad Behshad Shafii

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Creeping Effect,
Microflow,
Slip,
Perturbation.

##### 1299 Low Air Velocity Measurement Characteristics- Variation Due to Flow Regime

**Authors:**
A. Pedišius,
V. Janušas,
A. Bertašienė

**Abstract:**

The paper depicts air velocity values, reproduced by laser Doppler anemometer (LDA) and ultrasonic anemometer (UA), relations with calculated ones from flow rate measurements using the gas meter which calibration uncertainty is ± (0.15 – 0.30) %. Investigation had been performed in channel installed in aerodynamical facility used as a part of national standard of air velocity. Relations defined in a research let us confirm the LDA and UA for air velocity reproduction to be the most advantageous measures. The results affirm ultrasonic anemometer to be reliable and favourable instrument for measurement of mean velocity or control of velocity stability in the velocity range of 0.05 m/s – 10 (15) m/s when the LDA used. The main aim of this research is to investigate low velocity regularities, starting from 0.05 m/s, including region of turbulent, laminar and transitional air flows. Theoretical and experimental results and brief analysis of it are given in the paper. Maximum and mean velocity relations for transitional air flow having unique distribution are represented. Transitional flow having distinctive and different from laminar and turbulent flow characteristics experimentally have not yet been analysed.

**Keywords:**
Laser Doppler anemometer,
ultrasonic anemometer,
air flow velocities,
transitional flow regime,
measurement,
uncertainty.

##### 1298 Design of Open Framework Based Smart ESS Profile for PV-ESS and UPS-ESS

**Authors:**
Young-Su Ryu,
Won-Gi Jeon,
Byoung-Chul Song,
Jae-Hong Park,
Ki-Won Kwon

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
ESS,
open framework,
profile,
PV,
UPS.

##### 1297 Despiking of Turbulent Flow Data in Gravel Bed Stream

**Authors:**
Ratul Das

**Abstract:**

The present experimental study insights the decontamination of instantaneous velocity fluctuations captured by Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter (ADV) in gravel-bed streams to ascertain near-bed turbulence for low Reynolds number. The interference between incidental and reflected pulses produce spikes in the ADV data especially in the near-bed flow zone and therefore filtering the data are very essential. Nortek’s Vectrino four-receiver ADV probe was used to capture the instantaneous three-dimensional velocity fluctuations over a non-cohesive bed. A spike removal algorithm based on the acceleration threshold method was applied to note the bed roughness and its influence on velocity fluctuations and velocity power spectra in the carrier fluid. The velocity power spectra of despiked signals with a best combination of velocity threshold (VT) and acceleration threshold (AT) are proposed which ascertained velocity power spectra a satisfactory fit with the Kolmogorov “–5/3 scaling-law” in the inertial sub-range. Also, velocity distributions below the roughness crest level fairly follows a third-degree polynomial series.

**Keywords:**
Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter,
gravel-bed,
spike removal,
Reynolds shear stress,
near-bed turbulence,
velocity power spectra.

##### 1296 Contribution to Experiments of a Free Surface Supercritical Flow over an Uneven Bottom

**Authors:**
M. Bougamouza,
M. Bouhadef,
T. Zitoun

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Experiments,
free-surface flow,
hydraulic channel,
uneven bottom,
laser anemometry,
supercritical regime.

##### 1295 Characteristics of Turbulent Round Jets in its Potential-Core Region

**Authors:**
S. Sivakumar,
Ravikiran Sangras,
Vasudevan Raghavan

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Contoured nozzle,
hot-wire anemometer,
Reynolds
number,
velocity fluctuations,
velocity spectra.

##### 1294 Experimental Investigation of Phase Distributions of Two-phase Air-silicone Oil Flow in a Vertical Pipe

**Authors:**
M. Abdulkadir,
V. Hernandez-Perez,
S. Sharaf,
I. S. Lowndes,
B. J. Azzopardi

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
WMS,
phase distribution,
silicone-oil,
riser

##### 1293 Terminal Velocity of a Bubble Rise in a Liquid Column

**Authors:**
Mário A. R. Talaia

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Bubbles,
terminal velocity,
two phase-flow,
vertical
column.

##### 1292 The Relations between Seismic Results and Groundwater near the Gokpinar Damp Area, Denizli, Turkey

**Authors:**
Mahmud Gungor,
Ali Aydin,
Erdal Akyol,
Suat Tasdelen

**Abstract:**

The understanding of geotechnical characteristics of near-surface material and the effects of the groundwater is very important problem in such as site studies. For showing the relations between seismic data and groundwater, we selected about 25 km2 as the study area. It has been presented which is a detailed work of seismic data and groundwater depths of Gokpinar Damp area. Seismic waves velocity (Vp and Vs) are very important parameters showing the soil properties. The seismic records were used the method of the multichannel analysis of surface waves near area of Gokpinar Damp area. Sixty sites in this area have been investigated with survey lines about 60 m in length. MASW (Multichannel analysis of surface wave) method has been used to generate onedimensional shear wave velocity profile at locations. These shear wave velocities are used to estimate equivalent shear wave velocity in the study area at every 2 and 5 m intervals up to a depth of 45 m. Levels of equivalent shear wave velocity of soil are used the classified of the study area. After the results of the study, it must be considered as components of urban planning and building design of Gokpinar Damp area, Denizli and the application and use of these results should be required and enforced by municipal authorities.

**Keywords:**
Seismic data,
Gokpinar Damp,
urban planning,
Denizli.

##### 1291 Modeling of the Cavitation by Bubble around a NACA0009 Profile

**Authors:**
L. Hammadi,
D. Boukhaloua

**Abstract:**

In this study, a numerical model was developed to predict cavitation phenomena around a NACA0009 profile. The equations of the Rayleigh-Plesset and modified Rayleigh-Plesset are used to modeling the cavitation by bubble around a NACA0009 profile. The study shows that the distributions of pressures around extrados and intrados of profile for angle of incidence equal zero are the same. The study also shows that the increase in the angle of incidence makes it possible to differentiate the pressures on the intrados and the extrados.

**Keywords:**
Cavitation,
NACA0009 profile,
flow,
pressure coefficient.

##### 1290 Evaluation of Carbon Dioxide Pressure through Radial Velocity Difference in Arterial Blood Modeled by Drift Flux Model

**Authors:**
Aicha Rima Cheniti,
Hatem Besbes,
Joseph Haggege,
Christophe Sintes

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Mean carbon dioxide pressure,
mean mixture pressure,
mixture velocity,
radial velocity difference.

##### 1289 Measurement of Steady Streaming from an Oscillating Bubble Using Particle Image Velocimetry

**Authors:**
Yongseok Kwon,
Woowon Jeong,
Eunjin Cho,
Sangkug Chung,
Kyehan Rhee

**Abstract:**

Steady streaming flow fields induced by a 500 mm bubble oscillating at 12 kHz were measured using microscopic particle image velocimetry (PIV). The accuracy of velocity measurement using a micro PIV system was checked by comparing the measured velocity fields with the theoretical velocity profiles in fully developed laminar flow. The steady streaming flow velocities were measured in the sagittal plane of the bubble attached on the wall. Measured velocity fields showed upward jet flow with two symmetric counter-rotating vortices, and the maximum streaming velocity was about 12 mm/s, which was within the velocity ranges measured by other researchers. The measured streamlines were compared with the analytical solution, and they also showed a reasonable agreement.

**Keywords:**
Oscillating bubble,
Particle-Image-Velocimetry microstreaming.

##### 1288 Investigation of Self-Similarity Solution for Wake Flow of a Cylinder

**Authors:**
A. B. Khoshnevis,
F. Zeydabadi,
F. Sokhanvar

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Self-similarity,
wake of single circular cylinder

##### 1287 On the Free-Surface Generated by the Flow over an Obstacle in a Hydraulic Channel

**Authors:**
M. Bouhadef,
K. Bouzelha-Hammoum,
T. Guendouzen-Dabouz,
A. Younsi,
T. Zitoun

**Abstract:**

The aim of this paper is to report the different experimental studies, conducted in the laboratory, dealing with the flow in the presence of an obstacle lying in a rectangular hydraulic channel. Both subcritical and supercritical regimes are considered. Generally, when considering the theoretical problem of the free-surface flow, in a fluid domain of finite depth, due to the presence of an obstacle, we suppose that the water is an inviscid fluid, which means that there is no sheared velocity profile, but constant upstream. In a hydraulic channel, it is impossible to satisfy this condition. Indeed, water is a viscous fluid and its velocity is null at the bottom. The two configurations are presented, i.e. a flow over an obstacle and a towed obstacle in a resting fluid.

**Keywords:**
Experiments,
free-surface flow,
hydraulic channel,
subcritical regime,
supercritical flow.

##### 1286 Gas Pressure Evaluation through Radial Velocity Measurement of Fluid Flow Modeled by Drift Flux Model

**Authors:**
Aicha Rima Cheniti,
Hatem Besbes,
Joseph Haggege,
Christophe Sintes

**Abstract:**

In this paper, we consider a drift flux mixture model of the blood flow. The mixture consists of gas phase which is carbon dioxide and liquid phase which is an aqueous carbon dioxide solution. This model was used to determine the distributions of the mixture velocity, the mixture pressure, and the carbon dioxide pressure. These theoretical data are used to determine a measurement method of mean gas pressure through the determination of radial velocity distribution. This method can be applicable in experimental domain.

**Keywords:**
Mean carbon dioxide pressure,
mean mixture pressure,
mixture velocity,
radial velocity.