Fundamentals of Gas-Particle Flow is an edited, updated, and expanded version of a number of lectures presented on the “Gas-Solid Suspensions” course organized by the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics. Materials presented in this book are mostly analytical in nature, but some experimental techniques are included.
The book focuses on relaxation processes, including the viscous drag of single particles, drag in gas-particles flow, gas-particle heat transfer, equilibrium, and frozen flow. It also discusses the dynamics of single particles, such as particles in an arbitrary flow, in a rotating gas, in a Prandtl-Meyer expansion, and in an oscillating flow. The remaining chapters of the book deal with the thermodynamics of gas-particle mixtures, steady flow through ducts, pressure waves, gas-particle jets, boundary layer, and momentum transfer. The experimental techniques included in this book present the powder feeders, the instrumentation on particle flow rate, velocity, concentration and temperature, and the measurement of the particle drag coefficient in a shock tube.
Preface List of symbols Chapter 1. Introduction to two-phase flow Chapter 2. Relaxation processes 2.1. Viscous drag of single particles 2.2. Drag in gas—particle flow 2.3. Gas—particle heat transfer 2.4. Equilibrium and frozen flow Chapter 3. Dynamics of single particles 3.1. Gravitational settling 3.2. Particle in an arbitrary flow 3.3. Particles as tracers in the nozzle of a chemical laser 3.4. Particles injected across a constant flow 3.5. Particles in a rotating gas 3.6. Particles in a Prandtl—Meyer expansion 3.7. Particles in an oscillating flow Chapter 4. Thermodynamics of gas—particle mixtures 4.1. Density and concentration 4.2. Pressure and equation of state 4.3. Internal energy, enthalpy, and ratio of specific heats 4.4. Isentropic changes of state 4.5. Speed of sound Chapter 5. Steady flow through ducts 5.1. Assumptions 5.2. Basic equations 5.3. Equilibrium nozzle flow 5.4. Nonequilibrium flow through a nozzle with negligible particle volume 5.5. Approximate methods 5.6. Nonequilibrium flow through a nozzle with finite particle volume 5.7. Isothermal nozzle flow 5.8. Particle injection into a flow Chapter 6. Pressure waves 6.1. Types of pressure waves 6.2. Shock waves 6.2.1. Normal shock waves with negligible particle volume 6.2.2. Normal shock waves with finite particle volume 6.2.3. Dispersed shocks 6.2.4. Oblique shocks 6.3. Large-amplitude waves 6.4. Sound waves Chapter 7. Gas—particle jets Chapter 8. Boundary layer 8.1. Laminar boundary layer 8.2. Drag reduction by particles in a turbulent flow Chapter 9. Momentum transfer Chapter 10. Experimental techniques 10.1. Powder feeders 10.2. Instrumentation 10.2.1. Particle flow rate 10.2.2. Particle velocity 10.2.3. Particle concent
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