Coarse-grained computations of demixing in dense gas-fluidized beds

Sung Joon Moon, Sankaran Sundaresan, Yannis Kevrekidis

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Abstract

We use an "equation-free," coarse-grained computational approach to accelerate molecular dynamics-based computations of demixing (segregation) of dissimilar particles subject to an upward gas flow (gas-fluidized beds). We explore the coarse-grained dynamics of these phenomena in gently fluidized beds of solid mixtures of different densities, typically a slow process for which reasonable continuum models are currently unavailable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number051309
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume75
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 29 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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