Turbulence modeling of single and twophase curvedchannel flows
Abstract
A theoretical analysis of steady turbulent flow with small solid particulates in suspension was conducted based on the continuum hypothesis for both phases. The analysis provides the basis for a two dimensional numerical model capable of predicting dilute two phase flows. The numerical procedure requires the solution of fully elliptic coupled transport equations for both phases. The turbulence characteristics of the fluid phase are predicted using a two equation (kepsilon) model of turbulence and involves the calculation of the fluid turbulent kinetic energy (k) and its rate of dissipation (epsilon).
 Publication:

Ph.D. Thesis
 Pub Date:
 May 1982
 Bibcode:
 1982PhDT........20P
 Keywords:

 Particles;
 Solids;
 Steady Flow;
 Turbulent Flow;
 Two Phase Flow;
 Energy Dissipation;
 Equations Of Motion;
 Flow Velocity;
 KEpsilon Turbulence Model;
 Kinetic Energy;
 Mathematical Models;
 Particulates;
 Two Dimensional Models;
 Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer