Negative Pressure Tail of a Reflected Pressure Pulse: A Lattice Boltzmann Study

  • Gábor Házi
  • Attila R. Imre
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In this paper, a numerical pressure wave reflection experiment in a two-dimensional liquid is presented. The liquid is simulated by the pseudo-potential extension of the lattice-Boltzmann method. In our experiment a pressure pulse is produced by a point source and the resulting pressure wave is reflected back by a wettable rigid wall. Negative pressure tail can be observed at the vicinity of the wall/liquid interface.


Pressure Wave Rarefaction Wave Lattice Boltzmann Equation Linear Collision Operator Negative Pressure Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gábor Házi
    • 1
  • Attila R. Imre
    • 2
  1. 1.Simulator Development DepartmentKFKI Atomic Energy Research InstituteBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Materials DepartmentKFKI Atomic Energy Research InstituteBudapestHungary

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