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Volume 2014, Article ID 435679, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/435679
Research Article

Numerical Investigation of Temperature Distribution in an Eroded Bend Pipe and Prediction of Erosion Reduced Thickness

1State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610500, China
2CNPC Key Laboratory for Tubular Goods Engineering, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610500, China

Received 9 September 2013; Accepted 12 January 2014; Published 24 February 2014

Academic Editors: G. Milani and A. Szekrenyes

Copyright © 2014 Hongjun Zhu 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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