A three-demensional CFD model for gas-liquid bubble columns.

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Delnoij, E. and Kuipers, J.A.M. and Swaaij, W.P.M. van (1999) A three-demensional CFD model for gas-liquid bubble columns. Chemical Engineering Science, 54 (13-14). pp. 2217-2226. ISSN 0009-2509

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Abstract:This paper discusses the development of a three-dimensional Euler¿Lagrange CFD model for a gas¿liquid bubble column. The model resolves the time-dependent, three-dimensional motion of small, spherical gas bubbles in a liquid. Our model incorporates all relevant forces acting on a bubble rising in a liquid, and accounts for two-way momentum coupling between the phases. The liquid-phase hydrodynamics are described using the volume-averaged Navier¿Stokes equations for laminar flow. This three-dimensional CFD model is used to study the effect of the aspect ratio of the bubble column on the flow pattern
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Copyright:© 1999 Elsevier Science Ltd
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/10692
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0009-2509(98)00362-5
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