Numerical Simulation of the Gas-Liquid Flow Inside a Horizontal Static Mixer

  • Ryan Anugrah Putra Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Akhlisa Nadiantya Aji Nugroho Universitas Gadjah Mada
Keywords: Static mixer, CFD, Gas-liquid, Rotating flow

Abstract

The gas-liquid flow inside a horizontal static mixer was numerically investigated by using Euler-Euler Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations. The results confirm that the liquid superficial velocity plays a significant role on the mixing behavior of the gas and liquid. The mixing behavior in this present study at a liquid superficial velocity of 0.2 m/s was the worst both axially and radially. Increasing the liquid superficial velocity significantly improve the mixing between gas and liquid. However, the unwanted gas layer still can be found at the superficial liquid velocity less than 0.8 m/s. A good mixing behavior in this study was achieved at a relatively high velocity (i.e. larger than 0.8 m/s).

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Published
2020-07-07
How to Cite
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Ryan Anugrah Putra and A. N. A. Nugroho, “Numerical Simulation of the Gas-Liquid Flow Inside a Horizontal Static Mixer”, JI, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 73-79, Jul. 2020.

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