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Multiphase Flow Concepts

  • Roger Prud’homme
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Part of the Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 94)

Abstract

Multiphase flows can be gas flows with solid and/or liquid particles, or liquid flows with vapor bubbles, solid and/or liquid particles [138]. Exchanges between phases, chemical reactions, and particle disintegration and agglomeration can occur within them. The example of a gas-droplet multiphase flow1 illustrates their complexity. In this chapter, we will attempt to obtain a complete set of equations, if possible, with closure relations that allow the analytical or numerical solution of such a flow.

Keywords

Multiphase Flow Particle Scale Droplet Surface Lewis Number Droplet Generation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Jean Le Rond d’AlembertUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie and CNRSParis Cedex 05France

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