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Title: Evaluation of stochastic particle dispersion modeling in turbulent round jets

ODT (one-dimensional turbulence) simulations of particle-carrier gas interactions are performed in the jet flow configuration. Particles with different diameters are injected onto the centerline of a turbulent air jet. The particles are passive and do not impact the fluid phase. Their radial dispersion and axial velocities are obtained as functions of axial position. The time and length scales of the jet are varied through control of the jet exit velocity and nozzle diameter. Dispersion data at long times of flight for the nozzle diameter (7 mm), particle diameters (60 and 90 µm), and Reynolds numbers (10, 000–30, 000) are analyzed to obtain the Lagrangian particle dispersivity. Flow statistics of the ODT particle model are compared to experimental measurements. It is shown that the particle tracking method is capable of yielding Lagrangian prediction of the dispersive transport of particles in a round jet. In this study, three particle-eddy interaction models (Type-I, -C, and -IC) are presented to examine the details of particle dispersion and particle-eddy interaction in jet flow.
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  1. Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT (United States)
  2. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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Journal ID: ISSN 0301-9322; PII: S0301932216302531
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
International Journal of Multiphase Flow
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 89; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0301-9322
Research Org:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA); USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; jet; particle dispersion; one dimensional turbulence; ODT
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OSTI ID: 1410821