|September 28, 2011, 14:27||
Massive lagrangian particles granular flow
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Is there any solver in OpenFOAM to solve for an incompressible turbulent flow with massive particles in it ?
Think of the flow inside a Cyclone... particles separate from the gas because of centrifugal force and gravity...
Is there any solver in OpenFOAM to tackle this sort of analysis...?
|September 29, 2011, 09:39||
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Sounds as if the kinematicParcel class could work for you.. There is a solver uncoupledKinematicParcelFoam (http://www.openfoam.com/docs/user/standard-solvers.php) which is for transport of a passive parcel cloud. If the mentioned solver is not sufficient for your needs, you could dig deeper into the OpenFOAM particle classes having a look at the icoLagrangianFoam or solidParticleFoam -- an overview of tutorials for particle-based methods can be found on the extend-wiki. (http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Tu..._based_methods)
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