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Ajinkya August 23, 2013 03:58

Trouble implementing population balance models in FLUENT
 
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I am trying to implement the Population balance modules in FLUENT. The problem I am trying to solve is a simple case of growth. I have tried to solve the problem using discretization, method of moments and qmom. They have failed to converge. I have also tried to tune the under relaxation factors to no help. The case I have tried to implement is given in the attached file and has been implemented in literature (Marchisio et. al. (2003); size independent growth; pg. 1271).

Kindly suggest further action.

Marchision and Fox, (2003), "Quadrature Method of Moments for Population-Balance Equations" AIChE

sharonyue April 7, 2014 23:34

Hi bro,

We know that in breakage there would be a definite integral. How do you deal with this? Using numerical integration?

Thanks


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