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Academic Applications of EMMS Drag

  • Jinghai Li
  • Wei Ge
  • Wei Wang
  • Ning Yang
  • Xinhua Liu
  • Limin Wang
  • Xianfeng He
  • Xiaowei Wang
  • Junwu Wang
  • Mooson Kwauk
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Abstract

Parallel to its extension and industrial application, the EMMS approach has received increasing attention from academia with applications in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations. Following the first publication combining the EMMS drag with CFD simulation, the fluidization community quickly recognized the significance of this method. EMMS-based methods have since been applied to various branches of fluidization. In turn, these academic applications under various conditions contributed to the verification and further development of EMMS model. This chapter provides a general overview of the academic applications of EMMS drag, highlighting several representative studies. In these studies, EMMS modeling was extended from simulations of systems with low solid flux to those with high solid flux, from modeling of Geldart group A particles to those of group B, and from gas-solid to gas-liquid and other complex systems. The model itself was also developed extensively, for example, by the constitutive formula for cluster diameter.

Keywords

Computational fluid dynamics Drag EMMS model Fluidized bed Multiphase flow 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jinghai Li
    • 1
  • Wei Ge
    • 1
  • Wei Wang
    • 1
  • Ning Yang
    • 1
  • Xinhua Liu
    • 1
  • Limin Wang
    • 1
  • Xianfeng He
    • 1
  • Xiaowei Wang
    • 1
  • Junwu Wang
    • 1
  • Mooson Kwauk
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Process EngineeringChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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