Bubble flow simulations with the lattice Boltzmann method

K. Sankaranarayanan, X. Shan, Yannis Kevrekidis, Sankaran Sundaresan

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In an effort to establish benchmarks for the application of the lattice Boltzmann method to bubbly flow simulations, we compute bubbles in periodic boxes as a function of the Eotvos and Morton numbers and compare the results with established empirical correlations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4817-4823
Number of pages7
JournalChemical Engineering Science
Issue number21
StatePublished - Nov 1999
EventProceedings of the 1999 4th International Conference on Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineering - Delft, Neth
Duration: Aug 23 1999Aug 25 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


  • Bubble rise velocity
  • Bubbly flow
  • Lattice Boltzmann method


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