By T.I. Zohdi
The really fresh raise in computational energy to be had for mathematical modeling and simulation increases the prospect that sleek numerical equipment can play an important position within the research of advanced particulate flows. This introductory monograph specializes in easy versions and bodily established computational answer options for the direct and quick simulation of flowing particulate media. Its emphasis is totally on fluidized dry particulate flows within which there isn't any major interstitial fluid, even supposing totally coupled fluid-particle platforms are mentioned besides. An advent to simple computational equipment for ascertaining optical responses of particulate platforms is also incorporated. The profitable research of a variety of purposes calls for the simulation of flowing particulate media that at the same time consists of near-field interplay and get in touch with among debris in a thermally delicate setting. those structures clearly ensue in astrophysics and geophysics; powder processing pharmaceutical industries; bio-, micro- and nanotechnologies; and functions coming up from the examine of spray tactics concerning aerosols, sputtering, and epitaxy. viewers An creation to Modeling and Simulation of Particulate Flows is written for computational scientists, numerical analysts, and utilized mathematicians and may be of curiosity to civil and mechanical engineers and fabrics scientists. it's also appropriate for first-year graduate scholars within the technologies, engineering, and utilized arithmetic who've an curiosity within the computational research of advanced particulate flows. Contents record of Figures; Preface; bankruptcy 1: basics; bankruptcy 2: Modeling of particulate flows; bankruptcy three: Iterative answer schemes; bankruptcy four: consultant numerical simulations; bankruptcy five: Inverse problems/parameter id; bankruptcy 6: Extensions to swarm-like platforms; bankruptcy 7: complicated particulate move types; bankruptcy eight: Coupled particle/fluid interplay; bankruptcy nine: easy optical scattering equipment in particulate media; bankruptcy 10: remaining comments; Appendix A. uncomplicated (continuum) fluid mechanics; Appendix B. Scattering; Bibliography; Index
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An introduction to modeling and simulation of particulate flows by T.I. Zohdi