CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > FLUENT

Solid particles in a flow

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   June 15, 2013, 17:56
Default Solid particles in a flow
  #1
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 5
Rep Power: 3
asier is on a distinguished road
Hello,
I'm trying to simulate individually defined solid particles (as shows the attached figure) in a fluid of the same or almost the same density.
I have set the VOF multiphase model and define the particles as fluid with very very high viscosity and the fluid is a Newtonian fluid. Both materials have same density.
The problem is when I run the simulation particles are united into a unique volume. I don't want to happen this, in other words particles must not mix together.
I try it to do it as solid material but the interface between the faces is defined as wall and the particles don't move with the fluid.
If anyone can help me, I would be very grateful.
If you have any other idea or way to do the same or something similar it will be welcome.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Sin título.jpg (35.4 KB, 7 views)

Last edited by asier; June 15, 2013 at 20:28.
asier is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Tags
multiphase, multiphase unsteady, particle tracking

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Modeling solid particles within fluid flow steelydan ANSYS 1 July 22, 2011 04:01
Urgent help needed plz! No. of particles in surface injection ajkratos FLUENT 4 March 22, 2011 12:32
solid particles sacha CFX 5 November 10, 2003 13:29
Inviscid Drag at subsonic, subcritical Mach # Axel Rohde Main CFD Forum 1 November 19, 2001 13:19
CFX4.3 -build analysis form Chie Min CFX 5 July 13, 2001 00:19


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:43.