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meangreen August 20, 2009 18:34

Multiphase Turbulence: K-E per phase
 
I am confused about the different turbulence models offered by fluent for multiphase flow. I understand that k-epsilon per phase solves the k-e equations for each phase, but i dont understand if this is redundant if the granular temperature balance is turned on. What is different about solving the granular temperature balance the the k-epsilon for the particle phase? Is the k-epsilon per phase method only suitable for non-granular flows? Does the granular temperature balance have a term that accounts for the effects of turbulence of the primary phase?

Thanks!

*i am solving a dense granular phase interacting with a turbulent jet.


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