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International Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 759397, 31 pages
Review Article

CFD Simulation of Annular Centrifugal Extractors

1Chemical Engineering and Process Development Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune 411008, India
2Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL 60439, USA
3Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai 400 019, India
4Homi Bhabha National Institute, Anushakti Nagar, Mumbai 400 094, India

Received 30 March 2012; Accepted 13 June 2012

Academic Editor: Mahesh T. Dhotre

Copyright © 2012 S. Vedantam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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