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Experimental study of splitting device for horizontal pipeline

Mat Isa, Norasikin and A. Malek, Izzat and Sadikin, Azmahani and Basharie, Siti Mariam and Asmuin, Norzelawati (2014) Experimental study of splitting device for horizontal pipeline. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 660. pp. 714-718. ISSN 1662-7482

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The flow distribution within a reduced scale model pipeline to study and determine the best splitting device for a horizontal pipeline through experiments were conducted. In this research, five splitting devices are designed and tested on the model rig. Out of five, only one splitting device has been chosen that achieved the objective the best; to improve airflow to be a homogeneous flow in the pipe, or at least reducing and improving from the roping condition. The process of selecting the best device had been done through qualitative analysis of velocity profile and airflow distribution obtained from Pitot Tube measurements, besides the airflow pattern and behavior through PIV results.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: horizontal pipeline; splitting device; flow distribution
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ836-935 Hydraulic machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Plant and Automotive Engineering
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2015 06:37
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2015 06:37
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/6405
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