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International Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 128936, 13 pages
Hybrid Multiphase CFD Solver for Coupled Dispersed/Segregated Flows in Liquid-Liquid Extraction
1Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439, USA
2OpenCFD Limited Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1BW, UK
Received 26 November 2012; Accepted 19 February 2013
Academic Editor: Alírio Rodrigues
Copyright © 2013 Kent E. Wardle and Henry G. Weller. 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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