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Hydrodynamics of the ThreePhase Slurry FischerTropsch Bubble
Column Reactors.
Quarterly Technical Progress Report for January 1, 1989 to March 31, 1989
Bukur, Dragomir B.
Daly, James G.
Patel, Snehal A.
Texas A&M
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Table of Contents
I 
Abstract 
1 
II 
Objective and Scope of Work 
2 
III 
Summary of Progress 
4 
IV 
Detailed Description of Technical Progress 
7 

A 
Task 3  Measurement of Hydrodynamic Parameters by
Conventional Techniques 
7 

A.1 
Overview of Bubble Column Operations 
7 
A.2 
Estimation of Axial Dispersion Coefficients 
7 
A.3 
Statistical Analysis of Wall pressure Fluctuations 
15 
B 
Task 4  Application of a Gamma Radiation Density
Gauge for Determining Hydrodynamic Parameters 
26 

B.1 
Measurement of Absorption Coefficients 
27 
B.2 
Density Gauge Response Time Simulations 
27 
V 
Nomenclature 
30 
VI 
References 
32 
Figures 
34 
