Developing Flow of Gas-Particle Mixtures in Vertical Ducts

Sanjay Dasgupta, Roy Jackson, Sankaran Sundaresan

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Abstract

It is well-known that during high-velocity flow of gas-particle mixtures through a vertical duct the particles are distributed nonuniformly over the cross section. We had shown in an earlier paper that such a nonuniform state is sustained under fully-developed flow conditions by the large scale fluctuations accompanying such flows. In the present study, we have carried out a simple analysis of the developing flow problem to demonstrate that the evolution of the nonuniform distribution is indeed driven by turbophoresis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3375-3390
Number of pages16
JournalIndustrial and Engineering Chemistry Research
Volume36
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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