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Li, Y. (author), McLaughlin, J.B. (author), Kontomaris, K. (author), Portela, L. (author)
This paper presents results for the behavior of particle-laden gases in a small Reynolds number vertical channel down flow. Results will be presented for the effects of particle feedback on the gas-phase turbulence and for the concentration profile of the particles. The effects of density ratio, mass loading, and particle inertia will be...
journal article 2001
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Holmen, J. (author), Hughes, T.J.R. (author), Oberai, A.A. (author), Wells, G.N. (author)
The variational multiscale method has been shown to perform well for large-eddy simulation (LES) of turbulent flows. The method relies upon a partition of the resolved velocity field into large- and small-scale components. The subgrid model then acts only on the small scales of motion, unlike conventional LES models which act on all scales of...
journal article 2004
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Hughes, T.J.R. (author), Wells, G.N. (author), Wray, A.A. (author)
Energy transfers within large-eddy simulation (LES) and direct numerical simulation (DNS) grids are studied. The spectral eddy viscosity for conventional dynamic Smagorinsky and variational multiscale LES methods are compared with DNS results. Both models underestimate the DNS results for a very coarse LES, but the dynamic Smagorinsky model is...
journal article 2004
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Gillissen, J.J.J. (author), Boersma, B.J. (author), Mortensen, P.H. (author), Andersson, H.I. (author)
Fiber-induced drag reduction can be studied in great detail by means of direct numerical simulation [ J. S. Paschkewitz et al., J. Fluid Mech. 518, 281 (2004) ]. To account for the effect of the fibers, the Navier-Stokes equations are supplemented by the fiber stress tensor, which depends on the distribution function of fiber orientation angles....
journal article 2007
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Gillissen, J.J.J. (author), Boersma, B.J. (author), Mortensen, P.H. (author), Andersson, H.I. (author)
Turbulent fiber suspension channel flow is studied using direct numerical simulation. The effect of the fibers on the fluid mechanics is governed by a stress tensor, involving the distribution of fiber position and orientation. Properties of this function in channel flow are studied by computing the trajectories and orientations of individual...
journal article 2007
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Van Balen, W. (author), Uijttewaal, W.S.J. (author), Blanckaert, K. (author)
Large-eddy simulation (LES) is performed of a curved open-channel flow over topography based on the laboratory experiment by Blanckaert [“Topographic steering, flow circulation, velocity redistribution and bed topography in sharp meander bends,” Water Resour. Res., doi:10.1029/2009WR008303 (in press)] . In the experiment, the large-scale bed...
journal article 2010
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Kenjeres, S. (author)
Motivated by the concept of interdependency of turbulent flow and electromagnetic fields inside the spiraling galaxies, we explored the possibilities of generating a localized Lorentz force that will produce a three-dimensional swirling flow in weakly conductive fluids. Multiple vortical flow patterns were generated by combining arrays of...
journal article 2011
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