Multiphase Particulate Systems in Turbulent Flows: Fluid-Liquid and Solid-Liquid Dispersions

1st Edition

Wioletta Podgórska

CRC Press
Published October 11, 2019
Reference - 482 Pages - 148 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482235685 - CAT# K23072

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Multiphase Particulate Systems in Turbulent Flows: Fluid-Liquid and Solid-Liquid Dispersions provides methods necessary to analyze complex particulate systems and related phenomena including physical, chemical and mathematical description of fundamental processes influencing crystal size and shape, suspension rheology, interfacial area of drops and bubbles in extractors and bubble columns. Examples of mathematical model formulation for different processes taking place in such systems is shown. Discussing connections between turbulent mixing mechanisms and precipitation, it discusses influence of fine-scale structure of turbulence, including its intermittent character, on breakage of drops, bubbles, cells, plant cell aggregates. An important aspect of the mathematical modeling presented in the book is multi-fractal, taking into account the influence of internal intermittency on different phenomena.

Key Features

  • Provides detailed descriptions of dispersion processes in turbulent flow, interactions between dispersed entities, and continuous phase in a single volume
  • Includes simulation models and validation experiments for liquid-liquid, gas-liquid, and solid-liquid dispersions in turbulent flows
  • Helps reader learn formulation of mathematical models of breakage or aggregation processes using multifractal theory
  • Explains how to solve different forms of population balance equations
  • Presents a combination of theoretical and engineering approaches to particulate systems along with discussion of related diversity, with exercises and case studies


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