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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2005 Vol.6 No.12 P.1424-1429


Design of capacitance sensor system for void fraction measurement

Author(s):  Liu Yi-ping, Niu Gang, Wang Jing

Affiliation(s):  School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, China

Corresponding email(s):   Cloud3@sjtu.edu.cn

Key Words:  Tomography, Capacitance sensors, Finite element

Liu Yi-ping, Niu Gang, Wang Jing. Design of capacitance sensor system for void fraction measurement[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2005, 6(12): 1424-1429.

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Simulation and optimization were applied to a capacitive sensor system based on electrical tomography technology. Sensors, consisting of Morgantown Energy Technology Center (METC) axial synchro driving guard electrodes and two sets of detecting electrodes, make it possible to obtain simultaneously two groups of signals of the void fraction in oil-gas two-phase flow. The computational and experimental results showed that available sensors, charactered by high resolution and fast real-time response can be used for real-time liquid-gas two-phase flow pattern determination.

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