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International Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 674925, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/674925
Research Article

Experimental Research and Numerical Simulation on Gas-Liquid Separation Performance at High Gas Void Fraction of Helically Coiled Tube Separator

1College of Mechanical and Transportation Engineering, China University of Petroleum, 18 Fuxue Road, Changping, Beijing 102249, China
2101 Institution, Ministry of Civil Affairs, Beijing 101601, China
3Quality and Safety Environment Ministry of CNPC, Daqing 163000, China

Received 26 November 2013; Revised 4 May 2014; Accepted 8 May 2014; Published 9 July 2014

Academic Editor: Mostafa Barigou

Copyright © 2014 Yongxue Zhang 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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