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Old   July 24, 2009, 07:00
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Hi.

I have a horizontal pipe with a 90 degree bend pointing upwards. I want to create a particle bed in the horizontal section with a certain height and particle concentration (in the bed). I will then inject water at low velocity and see how the bed is beeing thinner and thinner as the velocity increases.

Is this possible to do in CFX?

Afterwards I will distribute the particles in the water at the inlet and study how they will settle in the pipe bend.

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Old   July 24, 2009, 07:57
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Hi,

Look at the fluidised bed modelling capabilities in CFX. Yes, it can be done but it requires care to get good results.

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