|Support type:||Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation|
|Effective date (Start):||November 01, 2007|
|Effective date (End):||October 31, 2008|
|Field of knowledge:||Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Transport Phenomena|
|Principal Investigator:||Jorge Luis Baliño|
|Grantee:||Rafael Horschutz Nemoto|
|Home Institution:||Escola Politécnica (EP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil|
The objective of this project is the study of multiphase flow models used in petroleum production systems, its application to numerical simulation of the severe slugging phenomenon using computational programs and the modification to take into account features that are important in systems at operational conditions.