Pulsating Flow through Porous Media

  • Michele Iervolino
  • Marcello Manna
  • Andrea Vacca
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 110)


The present work investigates the response of a porous media to an unsteady forcing resulting from the superposition of an harmonic component to a mean one. The analysis is carried out both in terms of global parameters and local fields obtained processing data from numerical solution of the Navier-Stokes equations at pore level performed with a spectrally accurate multi-domain algorithm.


Porous Medium Solid Volume Fraction Frequency Regime Seepage Velocity Pore Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michele Iervolino
    • 1
  • Marcello Manna
    • 2
  • Andrea Vacca
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria CivileSeconda Universitá di NapoliAversa (Ce)Italy
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica per l’EnergeticaUniversitá di Napoli ”Federico II”NapoliItaly

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