Unsteady Fluidynamic Behavior of Gas Bubbles Flowing in Curved Pipes: A Numerical Study

Jose Luis Gomes Marinho^{*},
Ramdayal Swarnakar,
Severino Rodrigues de Farias Neto,
Antonio Gilson Barbosa de Lima

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