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Special Issue "Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Fluid Flow and Heat and Mass Transfer"

A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "J2: Thermodynamics".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2022) | Viewed by 752

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Marzena Iwaniszyn
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Guest Editor
Institute of Chemical Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences, Bałtycka 5, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Interests: catalytic combustion; CFD modeling; fluid flow; transport phenomena; structured reactor, reaction engineering
Dr. Mateusz Korpyś
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Guest Editor
Institute of Chemical Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences, Bałtycka 5, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Interests: catalytic combustion; CFD modeling; fluid flow; transport phenomena; structured reactor, reaction engineering

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a useful tool for numerical modelling of fluid flow that exists in industrial and environmental processes. Thanks to the development of computer systems to solve differential equations of fluid mechanics, it is possible to analyse various parameters of flow such as velocity, pressure, temperature, etc., including viscosity and compressibility of fluid, porous media, multiphase systems, chemical reactions and combustion processes. The application of CFD facilitates the design and optimization of various processes, saving time and money. CFD analysis is also helpful when some physical phenomena are hardly measurable during experimental studies.

The present Special Issue will focus on computational simulation of fluid flow and heat and mass transfer in engineering and natural systems. Papers dealing with current developments of numerical analysis, as well as reviews of CFD modelling, are also welcome.

Dr. Marzena Iwaniszyn
Dr. Mateusz Korpyś
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • CFD
  • modeling and simulation
  • transport phenomena
  • fluid flow
  • environmental and industrial processes
  • reaction engineering
  • thermodynamics

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Modeling of Two-Phase Flow Parameters of a Multi-Channel Cylindrical Cyclone
Energies 2022, 15(13), 4690; https://doi.org/10.3390/en15134690 - 26 Jun 2022
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The variation in the two-phase flow parameters in a cylindrical body of new geometry and principle of operation are considered for a device for separating solids from air flow, solving the problem of numerical flow modeling. The aim of this research was to [...] Read more.
The variation in the two-phase flow parameters in a cylindrical body of new geometry and principle of operation are considered for a device for separating solids from air flow, solving the problem of numerical flow modeling. The aim of this research was to analyze the changes in the parameters of a multi-channel cylindrical cyclone in a mathematical model and to compare it with the results of the examined physical model. Studies on the numerical modeling of cyclones are reviewed, and models and equations for complex vortex flow description are applied. Differential equations were numerically solved by the finite volume method using the standard turbulence models of k–ε and RNG k–ε. Numerical modeling of the velocities, pressures, and volumes of both phases of the two-phase flow was performed. The simulation of the volume distribution of the second phase (glass particles) in the cyclone structure at flow rates of 10.9 m/s, 13.9 m/s, and 21.9 m/s was performed. The values obtained were compared with the physical model of the cyclone in question. The mean relative error was ±6.9%. Full article
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