Multiphase Flow Dynamics 2 [electronic resource] : Mechanical Interactions / by Nikolay Ivanov Kolev
- Flow regime transition criteria -- Drag, lift and virtual mass forces -- Friction pressure drop -- Diffusion velocities for algebraic slip models -- Entrainment in annular two-phase flow -- Deposition in annular two-phase flow -- Introduction to fragmentation and coalescence -- Acceleration induced droplet and bubble fragmentation -- Turbulence induced particle fragmentation and coalescence -- Liquid and gas jet disintegration -- Fragmentation of melt in coolant.
- Multi-phase flows are part of our natural environment such as tornadoes, typhoons, air and water pollution and volcanic activities as well as part of industrial technology such as power plants, combustion engines, propulsion systems, or chemical and biological industry. The industrial use of multi-phase systems requires analytical and numerical strategies for predicting their behavior. .In its fourth extended edition the successful monograph package “Multiphase Flow Daynmics” contains theory, methods and practical experience for describing complex transient multi-phase processes in arbitrary geometrical configurations, providing a systematic presentation of the theory and practice of numerical multi-phase fluid dynamics.In the present second volume the methods for describing the mechanical interactions in multiphase dynamics are provided. This fourth edition includes various updates, extensions, improvements and corrections. "The literature in the field of multiphase flows is numerous. Therefore, it is very important to have a comprehensive and systematic overview including useful numerical methods. The volumes have the character of a handbook and accomplish this function excellently. The models are described in detail and a great number of comprehensive examples and some cases useful for testing numerical solutions are included. These two volumes are very useful for scientists and practicing engineers in the fields of technical thermodynamics, chemical engineering, fluid mechanics, and for mathematicians with interest in technical problems. Besides, they can give a good overview of the dynamically developing, complex field of knowledge to students. This monograph is highly recommended,” BERND PLATZER, ZAAM
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