On the Use of a Rotatable ECT Sensor to Investigate Dense Phase Flow: A Feasibility Study

  title={On the Use of a Rotatable ECT Sensor to Investigate Dense Phase Flow: A Feasibility Study},
  author={Radosław Wajman and Robert Banasiak and Laurent Babout},
  journal={Sensors (Basel, Switzerland)},
This paper presents the feasibility study of dynamic flow measurements using the concept of a rotatable electrical capacitance tomography (ECT) sensor. The experiment considered horizontal flow in a pneumatic conveying flow loop in the case of dense phase flow. Slugs and settled layers were imaged and a comparison was made between no rotation or rotation of the sensor for two image reconstruction schemas: linear back projection (LBP) and non-linear iterative back projection. Data were evaluated… Expand
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