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With more than 50 years of experience in fluid and multiphase flow technologies, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has emerged as a world leader in providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art solutions to fluid dynamic needs.

 

 

Approach to Problem Solving

Engineers use a multidisciplinary approach to solve complex problems in science and applied technologies. As an independent and multidisciplinary research and development laboratory, SwRI has built a worldwide reputation for innovations in a variety of industries and research areas.

 

SwRI boasts a variety of onsite facilities to assist in simulating field-like environments under controlled conditions. image of example of SwRI-constructed scaled experimental setup

SwRI boasts a variety of onsite facilities to assist in simulating field-like environments under controlled conditions.

In addition to utilization of large-scale test facilities, Institute engineers have extensive experience in constructing scaled experimental setups.

 

Staff Expertise

SwRI has more than 2,700 staff members with expertise in a wide range of fields, including materials, electronics, and other support activities. The staff is complemented by a variety of onsite facilities and testing capabilities, including:

  • Field testing

  • Laboratory experiments

  • Modeling

  • Analytical analysis

  • Numerical analysis

  • Hardware design, fabrication, and delivery

graphic illustrating that SwRI engineers use an array of computer tools to analyze fluid research problems graphic illustrating that SwRI engineers use an array of computer tools to analyze fluid research problems

Engineers use an array of computer tools to analyze fluid research problems.

 

For more information about our fluids engineering capabilities, or how you can contract with SwRI, please e-mail fluids@swri.org or call (210) 522-3520.

 

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Contact Information

Fluids Engineering

fluids@swri.org

(210) 522-3520

fluids.swri.org

Related Terminology

multiphase flow

fluid dynamics

flow measurement

liquid sloshing

oil production

space fluids

component testing

heat transfer

liquid properties

Related Information

Flow Component Testing Facilities


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Multiphase Flow Facility

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Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 10 technical divisions.

11/23/15