Hydrodynamics and Transport Processes of Inverse Bubbly Flow provides the science and fundamentals behind hydrodynamic characteristics, including flow regimes, gas entrainment, pressure drop, holdup and mixing characteristics, bubble size distribution, and the interfacial area of inverse bubble flow regimes. Special attention is given to mass and heat transfer.
This book is an indispensable reference for researchers in academia and industry working in chemical and biochemical engineering. Hydrodynamics and Transport Processes of Inverse Bubbly Flow helps facilitate a better understanding of the phenomena of multiphase flow systems as used in chemical and biochemical industries.
- A first book in the market dedicated to the hydrodynamics of inverse bubbly flows
- Includes fundamentals of conventional and inverse bubble columns for different hydrodynamic parameters
- Includes recommendations for future applications of bubble flows
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1. Introduction 2. Flow Regime and Its Transition 3. Gas Bubble Entrainment 4. Gas Bubble Holdup Characteristics 5. Pressure Drop in Bubbly Flow 6. Mixing in Inverse Bubbly Flow 7. Bubble Size Distribution and Gas-Liquid Interfacial Area 8. Mass Transfer Characteristics 9. Heat Transfer Characteristics 10. Suggestions for Further Study Index
Dr. Subrata Kumar Majumder is an Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India. He completed his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. His research interests include multiphase flow and reactor development, hydrodynamics in multiphase flow, mineral processing, process intensifications, and micro-nano bubble science and technology and its applications. He is a recipient of various honors and awards, including the IIME award on mineral beneficiation from Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers (IIME). He serves as an editorial board member of the journal Science and Technology, Scientific and Academic Publishing, USA, an advisory board member of Excelling Tech Publishers (ETP), London, UK, an editorial member of the Journal of Chemical Engineering Research Studies, and an editorial board member of the Scientific Journal of Materials Science. He is a life member of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, a life member of the Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers, a member of the Institute of Engineers (India), a member of Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (PCBEE), and a senior member of the International Association of Engineers (IAE), Japan. He's published more than 60 articles in several reputed international journals. He has completed several sponsored and consultancy projects. Presently he is working in the field of microbubble science and technology and its applications in mineral beneficiation, arsenic, ammonia and dye removal and process intensifications by developing ejector-induced gas-aided extraction processes.