Authors: John C. Morud
Addresses: SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, 7465 Trondheim, Norway
Abstract: A model for dilute gas-liquid flows with films at the walls has been implemented in the CFD code FLUENT. The model consists of transport equations for droplets in the gas and for liquid transport in the film. Exchange of liquid between the two occurs by atomisation of the film and by droplet deposition. Predictions are in reasonable agreement with known cases, such as horizontal and vertical pipe flows. However, independent validation of the code is yet to be performed.
Keywords: two-phase flow; droplets; liquid films; dilute flow; computational fluid dynamics; CFD; dilute gas-liquid flows; walls; transport equations; pipe flows.
Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal, 2007 Vol.7 No.2/3/4, pp.170 - 175
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