Torré, Jean-Philippe and Fletcher, David F. and Lasuye, Thierry and Xuereb, Catherine CFD modelling of partially baffled agitated vessels with free surfaces. (2006) In: Fifth international conference on CFD in the process industries, 13-15 december 2006, Melbourne, Australia.
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Whilst the use of CFD to study mixing vessels is now commonplace,there are still many specialised aplications that are yet to be adressed. Here we present CDF and PIV results for a partially baffled vessel with a free surface. we show that there are significant transient effects that mean many of the "rules of thumb" that have been developed for fully-baffled vessels must be revisited. In particular such flows have central vortices that are unsteady and complex transient flow structures generated by the impeller-baffle interactions.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Additional Information:||The definitive version is available at : http://www.cfd.com.au/cfdconf/|
|Audience (conference):||International conference proceedings|
|Institution:||Other partners > University of Sydney (AUSTRALIA)|
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Other partners > LVM (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
Laboratoire de Génie Chimique - LGC (Toulouse, France) - Réaction, mélange & séparation (RMS)
|Deposited By:||Catherine XUEREB|
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