# Numerical Prediction of the Short-Term Trajectory of Microplastic Particles in Laizhou Bay

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## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

## 2. Governing Equations

#### 2.1. Shallow Water Equations

#### 2.2. Microplastic Dynamics

## 3. Methods

#### 3.1. Lattice Boltzmann Method

#### 3.2. Inter-Particle Collision

#### 3.2.1. Collision Identification

#### 3.2.2. Post-Collision Quantities

#### 3.3. Particle-Wall Collision

## 4. Case Study

#### 4.1. Model Setup

#### 4.2. Results and Discussion

#### 4.2.1. Particles Input at $t=0$ h

#### 4.2.2. Particles Input at $t=3,\phantom{\rule{0.277778em}{0ex}}6,\phantom{\rule{0.277778em}{0ex}}9$ h

#### 4.2.3. Particles Input at $t=0$ h within 30 Days

## 5. Conclusions

## Author Contributions

## Funding

## Conflicts of Interest

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**Figure 5.**The position and the bottom elevation of Laizhou Bay (referencing to the datum level of the Yellow Sea).

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