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Theory and Modeling of Dispersed Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Flows - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128134658, 9780128134665

Theory and Modeling of Dispersed Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Flows

1st Edition

Author: Lixing Zhou
Paperback ISBN: 9780128134658
eBook ISBN: 9780128134665
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 26th January 2018
Page Count: 342
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Theory and Modeling of Dispersed Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Flows gives a systematic account of the fundamentals of multiphase flows, turbulent flows and combustion theory. It presents the latest advances of models and theories in the field of dispersed multiphase turbulent reacting flow, covering basic equations of multiphase turbulent reacting flows, modeling of turbulent flows, modeling of multiphase turbulent flows, modeling of turbulent combusting flows, and numerical methods for simulation of multiphase turbulent reacting flows, etc. The book is ideal for graduated students, researchers and engineers in many disciplines in power and mechanical engineering.

Key Features

  • Provides a combination of multiphase fluid dynamics, turbulence theory and combustion theory
  • Covers physical phenomena, numerical modeling theory and methods, and their applications
  • Presents applications in a wide range of engineering facilities, such as utility and industrial furnaces, gas-turbine and rocket engines, internal combustion engines, chemical reactors, and cyclone separators, etc.


Postgraduate students, researchers and engineers in power and mechanical engineering (including fluid dynamics and thermal sciences) , chemical, metallurgical, aeronautical, astronautical, nuclear and civil engineering

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Dispersed Multiphase Flows
1.1 Dispersed Multiphase Flows
1.2 Basic Properties of Particle Cloud/Liquid Spray
1.2 Particle/droplet Drag, Heat and Mass Transfer
1.3 Particle dynamics

Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Turbulent Flows
2.1 Background
2.2 Statistical Theory
2.3 Length and Time Scales

Chapter 3 Fundamentals of Combustion Theory
3.1 Basic Equations of Laminar Multi-Component Reacting Flows
3.2 Ignition and Extinction
3.3 Laminar Premixed and Diffusion Flames
3.4 Droplet Evaporation and combustion
3.5 Solid-Particle Combustion
3.6 Turbulent Combustion and Flame Stabilization

Chapter 4 Basic Equations of Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Flows
4.1 The Control Volume in a Multiphase-Flow System
4.2 The Concept and Relationships of Volume Averaging
4.3 “Microscopic” Conservation Equations inside Each Phase
4.4 Volume-Averaged Equations of Laminar (Instantaneous) Multiphase Flows
4.5 Reynolds Time-Averaged Equations of Dilute Turbulent Multiphase Reacting Flows
4.6The PDF Transport Equation and Statistically Averaged Equations
4.7 The Two-Phase Reynolds Stress and Scalar Transport Equations

Chapter 5 Modeling of Single-Phase Turbulent Flows
5.1 The Closure of Single-Phase Turbulent Kinetic Energy Equation
5.2 The k- Two-equation Model and Its Application
5.3 The Second-Order Moment Model of Single-Phase Turbulence
5.4 The Closed Model of Reynolds Mass and Heat Flux Equations
5.5 The Algebraic Stress and Heat Flux Model—Extended k- Model
5.6 The Application of DSM, ASM Models and Their Comparison with Other Models
5.7 Direct Numerical Simulation
5.8 Large-Eddy Simulation

Chapter 6 Modeling of Dispersed Multiphase Turbulent Flows
6.1 The Hinze-Tchen’s Algebraic Model of Particle Turbulence
6.2 The Unified Second-Order Moment Two-Phase Turbulence Model
6.3 k--kp-kpg and k--Ap Two-Phase Turbulence Models
6.4 The Application and Assessment of USM, k--kp-kpg and k--Ap Models
6.5 An Improved Second-Order Moment Two-Phase Turbulence Model
6.6 The Mass-Weighed Averaged USM Two-Phase Turbulence Model
6.7 The k--PDF and DSM-PDF Two-Phase Turbulence Model
6.8 The DSM-Monte-Carlo Simulation of Swirling Gas-Particle Flows
6.9 The Non-Linear k--kp Two-Phase Turbulence Model
6/10 The Kinetic Theory Modeling of Dense Gas-Particle Flows
6.11 The USM- Two-Phase Turbulence Model for Dense Gas-Particle Flows
6.12 The Lagrangian Simulation (Discrete Element Model, DEM) of Particle Flows
6.13 The Single-Fluid Model of Turbulent Gas-Particle Flows
6.14 The Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Multiphase Flows
6.15 The Large-Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Multiphase Flows

Chapter 7 Modeling of Turbulent Combusting Flows
7.1 The Time-Averaged Reaction Rate
7.2 The EBU-Arrhenius Model of Turbulent Combustion
7.3 The Second-Order Moment Models of Turbulent Combustion
7.4 The Simplified-PDF and Fast-Chemistry Model of Turbulent Combustion
7.5 The Simplified-PDF and Finite-Rate Model of Turbulent Combustion
7.6 The Laminar Flamelet Model of Turbulent Combustion
7.7 The Conditional Moment Closure Model of Turbulent Combustion
7.8 The PDF Transport Equation Model of Turbulent Combustion
7.9 The Two-Fluid Models of Turbulent Two-phase Combustion
7.10 The Direct Numerical Simulation of Single-phase and Two-phase Combustion
7.11 The Large-Eddy Simulation of Single-phase and Two-phase Combustion
Chapter 8 The Solution Procedure for Modeling of Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Flows
8.1 The PSIC Algorithm for Eulerian-Lagrangian Models
8.2 The LEAGAP Algorithm for Eulerian-Eulerian-Lagrangian Models
8.3 The PERT Algorithm for Eulerian-Eulerian Models
8.4 The IPSA Algorithm for Eulerian-Eulerian Models

Chapter 9 Simulation of Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Flows
9.1 Flows and Separation in Hydrocyclones
9.2 Gas-Particle Flows in a Swirl Coal Burner
9.3 Gas-Particle Flows and Coal Combustion in a Combustor with High-Velocity Jets
9.4 3-D Gas-Particle Flows and Coal Combustion in a Tangentially Fired Furnace
9.5 Flows in a Cyclone Separator
9.6 Coal Combustion in a Vortex Combustor
9.7 Gas-Particle Flows in a Non-Slagging Cyclone Combustor
9.8 Large-Eddy Simulation of Ethanol Spray Combustion
9.9 Large-Eddy Simulation of a Single-Droplet Evaporation and Combustion
9.10 Large-Eddy Simulation of Swirling Coal Combustion


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About the Author

Lixing Zhou

Prof. Zhou is a leading scientist in CFD modeling of multiphase flows of combustion in China. He got his Ph.D. degree from the Leningrad Polytechnic University, former USSR in 1961. He was once the Chairman of Multiphase Fluid Dynamics Division, the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, and was a member of the Board of Directors in the Chinese Section of the Combustion Institute. He also served in the Governing Board of the International Conference on Multiphase Flow. Currently, he continues to play an active role in many scientific committees of international symposiums on multiphase flow and combustion.

Prof. Zhou’s research area is numerical simulation of multiphase turbulent flows and combustion. His main contribution lies in the theory of particle turbulence and a new “SOM” modeling theory of turbulence-chemistry interaction. He won the China National Awards of Natural Science in 2007, Science and Technology Progress Awards of First Degree by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Electricity of PRC in 1995, and China National Awards of Excellent Scientific Books of First Degree in 1992.

He has published one monograph in English and 5 monographs in Chinese, and more than 360 articles in journals and international conferences. He is the author of following two books: “Theory and Numerical Modeling of Turbulent Gas-Particle Flows and Combustion (in English)” in 1993, and “Dynamics of Multiphase Turbulent Reacting Fluid Flows (in Chinese)” in 2002. The proposed new book will be the extended and revised English edition of these books, providing the latest research advances and the achievements of Prof. Zhou and his colleagues in the last two decades.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

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