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Computational Models for Polydisperse Particulate and Multiphase Systems

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  • Date Published: May 2013
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521858489

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  • Providing a clear description of the theory of polydisperse multiphase flows, with emphasis on the mesoscale modelling approach and its relationship with microscale and macroscale models, this all-inclusive introduction is ideal whether you are working in industry or academia. Theory is linked to practice through discussions of key real-world cases (particle/droplet/bubble coalescence, break-up, nucleation, advection and diffusion and physical- and phase-space), providing valuable experience in simulating systems that can be applied to your own applications. Practical cases of QMOM, DQMOM, CQMOM, EQMOM and ECQMOM are also discussed and compared, as are realizable finite-volume methods. This provides the tools you need to use quadrature-based moment methods, choose from the many available options, and design high-order numerical methods that guarantee realizable moment sets. In addition to the numerous practical examples, MATLAB scripts for several algorithms are also provided, so you can apply the methods described to practical problems straight away.

    • Provides consistent and detailed coverage of the theory that governs disperse multiphase flows, helping you understand the different approaches and their relationship with the underlying theory
    • Discusses practical examples of a range of quadrature-based moment methods, showing you how to choose among the many available options and design high-order numerical methods that guarantee realizable moment sets
    • Includes numerous practical examples and provides MATLAB scripts for several algorithms enabling you to apply the described methods to your own practical problems
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    • Date Published: May 2013
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521858489
    • length: 544 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 178 x 28 mm
    • weight: 1.21kg
    • contains: 80 b/w illus. 25 tables 8 exercises
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Part I:
    1. Disperse multiphase flows
    2. Two example systems
    3. Mesoscale modeling approach
    4. Closure methods for moment transport equations
    5. A road map
    Part II. Mesoscale Description of Polydisperse Systems:
    6. Number Density Functions (NDF)
    7. NDF transport equation
    8. Moment transport equations
    9. Flow regimes for the PBE
    10. The moment closure problem
    Part III. Quadrature-based Moment Methods:
    11. Univariate distributions
    12. Multivariate distributions
    13. Extended quadrature method of moments (EQMOM)
    14. Direct quadrature method of moments (DQMOM)
    Part IV. The Generalized Population Balance Equation:
    15. Particle-based definition of the NDF
    16. From the multi-particle-fluid joint PDF to the GPBE
    17. Moment transport equations
    18. Moment closures for the GPBE
    Part V. Mesoscale Models for Physical and Chemical Processes:
    19. An overview of mesoscale modeling
    20. Phase-space advection: mass and heat transfer
    21. Phase-space advection: momentum transfer
    22. Real-space advection
    23. Diffusion processes
    24. Zero-order point processes
    25. First-order point processes
    26. Second-order point processes
    Part VI. Hard-Sphere Collision Models:
    27. Monodispere hard-sphere collisions
    28. Polydispere hard-sphere collisions
    29. Kinetic models
    30. Moment transport equations
    31. Application of quadrature to collision terms
    Part VII. Solution Methods for Homogeneous Systems:
    32. Overview of methods
    33. Class and sectional methods
    34. Method of moments
    35. Quadrature-based moment methods
    36. Monte Carlo methods
    37. Example homogeneous PBEs
    Part VIII. Moment Methods for Inhomogeneous Systems:
    38. Overview of spatial modeling issues
    39. Kinetic-based finite-volume methods
    40. Inhomogeneous PBE
    41. Inhomogeneous KE
    42. Inhomogeneous GPBE
    43. Concluding remarks
    Appendices: A. Moment-inversion algorithms
    B. Kinetic-based finite-volume methods
    C. Moment methods with hyperbolic equations
    D. Direct quadrature method of moments fully conservative.

  • Authors

    Daniele L. Marchisio, Politecnico di Torino
    Daniele L. Marchisio is an Associate Professor at the Politecnico di Torino, Italy, where he received his Ph.D. in 2001. He held visiting positions at the Laboratoire des Science du Génie Chimique, CNRS–ENSIC (Nancy, France), Iowa State University (USA), Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (Switzerland), University College London (UK) and has been an invited professor at Aalborg University (Denmark) and University of Valladolid (Spain). He acts as referee for the key international journals of his field of research. He has authored 60 scientific papers, five book chapters and co-edited the volume Multiphase Reacting Flows (2007).

    Rodney O. Fox, Iowa State University
    Rodney O. Fox is the Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Iowa State University, Associate Scientist at the US-DOE Ames Laboratory and Senior Research Fellow in the EM2C laboratory at the Ecole Centrale Paris, France. His numerous professional awards include a NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1992 and Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2007. The impact of Fox's work touches every technological area dealing with multiphase flow and chemical reactions. His monograph Computational Models for Turbulent Reacting Flows (Cambridge University Press, 2003) offers an authoritative treatment of the field.

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