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Determination of water and oil flow composition using ultrasonic tomography techniques

Abdul Rahim, Ruzairi and Ng, Wei Yap and Rahiman, Mohd. Hafiz Fazalul and Chan, Kok San (2007) Determination of water and oil flow composition using ultrasonic tomography techniques. Elektrika, 9 (1). pp. 19-23. ISSN 0128-4428

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This paper presents an investigation into the application of an ultrasonic tomography system to determine the composition of water and oil flow. There are three modes of the ultrasonic tomography system, the transmission mode, reflection mode and the diffraction mode. In this research, the ultrasonic tomography system using the transmission mode was implemented. This method is also one of the non-invasive methods that do not disturb the internal flow of the pipeline. Hence, water and oil flow inside the pipe could be monitored by this system in an uninterrupted manner and the composition of the flow is determined based on the sum of all the sensor’s values. In this paper, the implementation method of the research is described and the acquired results are presented.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:process tomography, transmission mode, ultrasonic, ultrasonic tomography, water and oil flow
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:8058
Deposited By: Norshiela Buyamin
Deposited On:25 Mar 2009 04:45
Last Modified:12 Jan 2014 04:20

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