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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2012, Article ID 209542, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/209542
Research Article

Image-Processing-Based Study of the Interfacial Behavior of the Countercurrent Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flow in a Hot Leg of a PWR

1Chemical Engineering Department, Simon Bolivar University, Valle de Sartenejas, Baruta, 1080A Caracas, Venezuela
2Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University, Jalan Grafika No. 2, Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia
3Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e.V., Institute of Safety Research, P.O. Box 510 119, 01314 Dresden, Germany

Received 20 September 2011; Revised 12 December 2011; Accepted 13 December 2011

Academic Editor: Michio Murase

Copyright © 2012 Gustavo A. Montoya 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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