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Mesoscale numerical approach to predict macroscale fluid flow problems

Che Sidek, Nor Azwadi and Idris, M. S. (2010) Mesoscale numerical approach to predict macroscale fluid flow problems. Journal of Applied Sciences, 10 (15). 1511 - 1524. ISSN 1812-5654

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We present a detailed analysis of the lattice Boltzmann method to simulate an incompressible fluid flow problem. Thorough derivation of macroscopic hydrodynamics equations from the continuous Boltzmann equation is performed. After showing how the formulation of the mesoscale particle dynamics fits in to the framework of lattice Boltzmann simulations, numerical results of isothermal, thermal and multiphase fluid flow are presented to highlight the applicability of the approach. The objective of the paper is to gain better understanding of this relatively new approach for applied engineering problems in fluid transport phenomena.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:lattice Boltzman, isothermal, fluid transport phenomena
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:26282
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:29 Jun 2012 11:44
Last Modified:31 Oct 2018 20:28

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