Comparison of PIV measurements and a discrete particle model in a rectangular 3D spout-fluid bed

J.M. Link, N.G. Deen, J.A.M. Kuipers

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    Particle image velocimetry and a 3D hard sphere discrete particle model were applied to determine particle velocity profiles in the plane around a spout in a spoutfluid bed for various initial bed heights, spout and background fluidization velocities. Comparison between experimental and numerical results revealed that the particle velocities are underestimated by particle image velocimetry, which is probably caused by steep velocity gradients, and overestimated by the model, which is probably caused by the closure for fluid-particle drag.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of Fluidization XI
    Place of PublicationNaples
    Publication statusPublished - 9 May 2004
    EventFluidization XI conference: Proceedings of Fluidization XI - Naples
    Duration: 9 May 200414 Sep 2004


    ConferenceFluidization XI conference


    • METIS-222259
    • IR-49630

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