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A general model for calculating pressure drop in siphons and siphon riser tubes. Part 1: Principles and theoretical model

Stenström, Stig LU and Svanquist, T (1991) In Tappi Journal 74(11). p.154-157
Abstract
A general model for pressure drop calculations in siphons and riser tubes has been developed. The model takes into account different physical flow phenomena such as inlet pressure drop and pressure drop in the tube. For each phenomenon, we applied theory and established correlations to calculate the separate accelerational, frictional, gravitational, and centrifugal pressure drops. Model results agree closely with experimental data for the flow of air and water, without the need to fit any empirical constants. The minimum in the pressure drop curve is accurately predicted.
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ANALYSIS, DRYERS, STEAM, WATER REMOVAL
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Tappi Journal
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154 - 157
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  author       = {Stenström, Stig and Svanquist, T},
  issn         = {0734-1415},
  keyword      = {ANALYSIS,DRYERS,STEAM,WATER REMOVAL},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {11},
  pages        = {154--157},
  publisher    = {TAPPI},
  series       = {Tappi Journal},
  title        = {A general model for calculating pressure drop in siphons and siphon riser tubes. Part 1: Principles and theoretical model},
  volume       = {74},
  year         = {1991},
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