A radiotracer application for the turbulent dispersion of fluids

Altinsoy N., Tugrul A.

APPLIED RADIATION AND ISOTOPES, cilt.51, sa.4, ss.367-375, 1999 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 51 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 1999
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0969-8043(99)00066-4
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.367-375


The concentration profiles for turbulent flow were determined using a radiotracer technique. An experimental test device was constructed and sodium-24 was used as the tracer. Methylene-blue was also used for a comparison of the results. Samples were taken from different radial planes. The mean squared displacement was calculated and compared with the data of Taylor and Middleman [Taylor, A.R., Middleman, S., 1974. Turbulent dispersion in drag-reducing fluids. AIChE Journal, 20(3), 454-461]. It was shown that the radiotracer technique could be applied successfully to turbulent flow in vertical pipes. (C) 1999 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.