how to suimulate the motion of particles

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November 16, 2016, 22:41
how to suimulate the motion of particles
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Chunze Wang
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hi all!

i want to simulate the motion of particles in different diameter when the rotor rotates in a closed cavity. like in the attachment figure. how should i do?

thanks!
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November 17, 2016, 04:01
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Filippo Maria Denaro
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 Originally Posted by stenber hi all! i want to simulate the motion of particles in different diameter when the rotor rotates in a closed cavity. like in the attachment figure. how should i do? thanks!
Your variable diameter means you have different mass for each particle. You should solve for the Newton equation that leads to model such the Maxey equation. You can search for that.

November 17, 2016, 22:26
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 Originally Posted by FMDenaro Your variable diameter means you have different mass for each particle. You should solve for the Newton equation that leads to model such the Maxey equation. You can search for that.
the DPM in the fluent is suitable?

 November 18, 2016, 06:00 #4 Senior Member   Filippo Maria Denaro Join Date: Jul 2010 Posts: 3,504 Rep Power: 40 Maybe you can but I don't know for sure, you should read the user guide

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