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This paper presents a summary of some recent work on the systematic closure of disperseflow averagedequations models on the basis of direct numerical simulations. Since the average pressure is found by solving the equations rather than prescribed as a closure relation, it is important first to identify the pressure part of the average stress. This objective is achieved by examining the transformation properties of the average stress under the gauge transformation
pc + pc +ψ, where PC is the continuousphase pressure and ~ the potential of the body forces. After this step, the stress is expressed in terms of computable quantities. A strategy to derive closure relations is then described. It is also shown that the theological behavior of spatially nonuniform suspensions is described by a nonNewtonian constitutive equation.
pc + pc +ψ, where PC is the continuousphase pressure and ~ the potential of the body forces. After this step, the stress is expressed in terms of computable quantities. A strategy to derive closure relations is then described. It is also shown that the theological behavior of spatially nonuniform suspensions is described by a nonNewtonian constitutive equation.
Original language  English 

Title of host publication  Proceedings of the 17th Symposium on Energy Engineering Sciences 
Subtitle of host publication  May 1314, 1999, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 
Place of Publication  Argonne, IL 
Publisher  Argonne National Laboratory 
Pages  199206 
Publication status  Published  1999 
Event  17th Symposium on Energy Engineering Sciences 1999  Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, United States Duration: 13 May 1999 → 14 May 1999 Conference number: 17 
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Conference  17th Symposium on Energy Engineering Sciences 1999 

Country/Territory  United States 
City  Lemont 
Period  13/05/99 → 14/05/99 
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Closure of disperseflow averaged equations models by direct numerical simulation
Andrea Prosperetti (Keynote speaker)
13 May 1999Activity: Talk or presentation › Oral presentation
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Closure of disperseflow averaged equations models by direct numerical simulation
Prosperetti, A., 1999, Proceedings of the 30th Fluid Dynamics Conference: 28 June 1999  1 July 1999, Norfolk, VA, U.S.A. Reston, VA: AIAA Aerospace Sciences, 3689Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution › Academic › peerreview