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Measurement of the Void Fraction of Gas-Liquid Two-Phase CO2 Flow Using Laser Attenuation Techniques

Duan, Quansheng, Peng, Ju, Wang, Lijuan, Yanb, Yong (2018) Measurement of the Void Fraction of Gas-Liquid Two-Phase CO2 Flow Using Laser Attenuation Techniques. In: 2018 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC 2018) Proceedings. . pp. 1-5. IEEE ISBN 978-1-5386-2223-0. E-ISBN 978-1-5386-2222-3. (doi:10.1109/I2MTC.2018.8409828)

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Abstract

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a promising technology to reduce CO 2 emissions from industrial processes. However, void fraction measurement is one of the challenging issues to be solved for gas-liquid two-phase CO 2 flow measurement. This paper presents a novel measurement system using laser intensity attenuation techniques to measure the void fraction of two-phase CO 2 flow. The measurement system includes optical sensors, a laser detector array and a monolithic processor. The performance of the proposed measurement system is verified through experimental tests under various conditions, including stratified flow and bubbly flow. The void fraction of two-phase CO 2 flow ranges from 0 to 69%. Experimental results demonstrate that the system is capable of measuring the void fraction of CO 2 flow with an error between -2% and 3.6%.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/I2MTC.2018.8409828
Uncontrolled keywords: CCS, gas-liquid two-phase CO2 flow, void fraction, optical sensors, laser intensity attenuation
Subjects: T Technology
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Depositing User: Yong Yan
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2018 15:21 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:18 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/69033 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Wang, Lijuan: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2517-2728
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