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alice October 18, 2000 10:27

Discrete Phase
 
Hello , I'm using Fluentv5 to model ceramics particles in-flight in thermal spraying. I'm using the two ways coupling but I don't see any influence on my continuous phase and I know I should. Is there any minimum mass flow of discrete phase to enable the two ways coupling?

Thanks for help

Jin-Wook LEE October 20, 2000 04:30

Re: Discrete Phase
 
Dear Alice

Continuouse phase hardly affected by discrete phase if solid mass flow rate is less than 20% of gas mass flow rate. So, in general, when SOLID_mas/GAS_mas (ratio of mass flow rate) is less than 0.2, one way coupling may be applicable.

Sincerely, Jinwook


alice October 20, 2000 04:58

Re: Discrete Phase
 
Thanks a lot for informations

Sincerely

Alice


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