Study of nano-particle deposition in tubular pipes under turbulent condition

Talebizadeh, P, Rahimzadeh, H, Ahmadi, G, Inthavong, K, Babaie, M, Zare, A, Van Chu, T and Brown, R 2016, Study of nano-particle deposition in tubular pipes under turbulent condition , in: 10th Australasian Heat & Mass Transfer Conference (AHMT2016), 14 – 15 July 2016, Brisbane.

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Abstract

This paper aims to study the deposition and dispersion of nano-particles in turbulent tubular pipe flows. In this work, the Eulerian-Lagrangian particle tracking method is used to simulate the transport of nano-particles in turbulent flows under the conditions of one-way coupling. In order to simulate the turbulent flow in a pipe, the Reynolds stress transport model (RSTM) is used with the help of CFD method. RSTM is one of the most accurate Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes methods. In addition, near wall region, Two-layer zonal model is employed in the CFD model to simulate the viscous sublayer separated from the fully-turbulent layer in the pipe. The results show that RSTM with Two-layer zonal model can well predict the turbulent flow and particle deposition velocity in tubular pipes. The output of this study can provide a guideline for evaluating the nano-particle transport and deposition in turbulent pipe flows.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: Dr Meisam Babaie
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2017 13:42
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2017 02:19
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/41118

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