ENG  Vol.7 No.10 , October 2015
Turbulent Modulation in Particulate Flow: A Review of Critical Variables
Abstract
A review of the main mechanisms influencing turbulent modulation in the presence of spherical and non-spherical particles is presented. The review demonstrates the need for more numerical and experimental work with higher accuracy than obtained so far and the need to resolve the flow near the surface of particles with the aim to re-evaluate the quantitative effect of different parameters on turbulent modulation. The review reveals that non-spherical particles have more adverse effect on turbulence as compared to spherical ones, for the same ambient conditions.

Cite this paper
Saber, A. , Lundström, T. and Hellström, J. (2015) Turbulent Modulation in Particulate Flow: A Review of Critical Variables. Engineering, 7, 597-609. doi: 10.4236/eng.2015.710054.
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