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qya12 March 27, 2012 19:11

Should I use Multiphase mode or Species transport??
 
Hi guys,
What I am trying to do is to simulation different ways for mixing saline (salt water) and water in a cylindrical container. The possible ways are rolling, spinning, shaking etc. I did several simulations with multiphase mixture model, which defined water as primary phase and saline as secondary phase.

But someone told me I should use species transport to simulate this, since saline and water are not two discrete phases. Also, the result from species transport should be more reliable.

So which model should I use?:confused::confused:

Thanks

delaneyluke March 30, 2012 05:40

Definitely species transport.
Multiphase models are for discrete/inhomogeneous phases


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