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    Numerical investigation of the velocity field and separation efficiency of deoiling hydrocyclones

    , Article Petroleum Science ; Volume 9, Issue 4 , 2012 , Pages 511-520 ; 16725107 (ISSN) Maddahian, R ; Asadi, M ; Farhanieh, B ; Sharif University of Technology
    Three-dimensional simulation of a multiphase flow is performed using the Eulerian-Eulerian finite volume method in order to evaluate the separation efficiency and velocity field of deoiling hydrocyclones. The solution is developed using a mass conservation-based algorithm (MCBA) with collocated grid arrangement. The mixture approach of the Reynolds stress model is also employed in order to capture features of turbulent multiphase swirling flow. The velocity field and separation efficiency of two different configurations of deoiling hydrocyclones are compared with available experimental data. The comparison shows that the separation efficiency can be predicted with high accuracy using... 

    Time-average drag coefficient and void fraction in gas-liquid two phase flow

    , Article Proceedings of the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference 2009, FEDSM2009, 2 August 2009 through 6 August 2009, Vail, CO ; Volume 1, Issue PART B , 2009 , Pages 1083-1094 ; 9780791843727 (ISBN) Ghanbarzadeh, S ; Hanafizadeh, P ; Saidi, M. H ; Sharif University of Technology
    Two-phase flow simulations around a body were not studied before and considering these flows can play a significant role in long-term reliability and safety of industrial systems. In this paper, flow regimes, drag coefficient and void fraction around different cross-section prisms were considered. To achieve this aim, main equations of flow have been developed for investigation of drag coefficient in air-water two phase. Our numerical analyses were performed by a designed and written CFD package which is based on Eulerian-Eulerian approach. Geometries, which have been studied in this article, are: circle, rectangle and triangle, for different aspect ratio (length over width) and leading edge... 

    CFD simulation of gas–solid flow patterns in a downscaled combustor-style FCC regenerator

    , Article Particuology ; Volume 39 , 2018 , Pages 96-108 ; 16742001 (ISSN) Azarnivand, A ; Behjat, Y ; Safekordi, A. A ; Sharif University of Technology
    Elsevier B.V  2018
    To investigate the gas–solid flow pattern of a combustor-style fluid catalytic cracking regenerator, a laboratory-scale regenerator was designed. In scaling down from an actual regenerator, large-diameter hydrodynamic effects were taken into consideration. These considerations are the novelties of the present study. Applying the Eulerian–Eulerian approach, a three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of the regenerator was developed. Using this model, various aspects of the hydrodynamic behavior that are potentially effective in catalyst regeneration were investigated. The CFD simulation results show that at various sections the gas–solid flow patterns exhibit different... 

    CFD modeling of immiscible liquids turbulent dispersion in Kenics static mixers: Focusing on droplet behavior

    , Article Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering ; Volume 28, Issue 2 , 2020 , Pages 348-361 Haddadi, M. M ; Hosseini, S. H ; Rashtchian, D ; Ahmadi, G ; Sharif University of Technology
    Chemical Industry Press  2020
    The present study is concerned with the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation of turbulent dispersion of immiscible liquids, namely, water–silicone oil and water–benzene through Kenics static mixers using the Eulerian–Eulerian and Eulerian–Lagrangian approaches of the ANSYS Fluent 16.0 software. To study the droplet size distribution (DSD), the Eulerian formulation incorporating a population balance model (PBM) was employed. For the Eulerian–Lagrangian approach, a discrete phase model (DPM) in conjunction with the Eulerian approach for continuous phase simulation was used to predict the residence time distribution (RTD) of droplets. In both approaches, a shear stress transport (SST)... 

    The effect of source motion on contaminant distribution in the cleanrooms

    , Article Energy and Buildings ; Volume 43, Issue 4 , April , 2011 , Pages 966-970 ; 03787788 (ISSN) Saidi, M. H ; Sajadi, B ; Molaeimanesh, G. R ; Sharif University of Technology
    In the recent decades, cleanrooms have found growing applications in broad range of industries such as pharmacy and microelectronics. Concerns about negative effects of the contaminant exposure on the human health and product quality motivate many researchers towards understanding of the airflow and contaminant distribution though these environments. With an improvement in computational capacity of the computers, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) technique has become a powerful tool to study the engineering problems including indoor air quality (IAQ). In this research, indoor airflow in a full-scale cleanroom is investigated numerically using Eulerian-Eulerian approach. To evaluate the... 

    Two phase gas-liquid bubbly flow modeling in vertical mini pipe

    , Article 2010 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC 14, 8 August 2010 through 13 August 2010 ; Volume 3 , 2010 , Pages 947-956 ; 9780791849385 (ISBN) Kebriaee, M. H ; Karabi, H ; Khorsandi, S ; Saidi, M. H ; Heat Transfer Division ; Sharif University of Technology
    Studies on two-phase flow in small scale pipes have become more important, because of the application of mini-scale devices in several engineering fields including, high heat-flux compact heat exchangers, and cooling systems of various types of equipment. In a mini pipe the behavior of two phase flow is not the same as flow in conventional pipes. The difference is caused by different effective forces; for e. g. inside a mini pipe capillary forces are more important in comparison with gravitational forces. This paper is devoted to numerical simulation of gas-liquid two phase flow in a vertical mini pipe. Prediction of bubble shape and the effects of gas and liquid velocities on flow... 

    Modeling and simulation of barite deposition in an annulus space of a well using CFD

    , Article Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering ; Volume 161 , 2018 , Pages 476-496 ; 09204105 (ISSN) Movahedi, H ; Shad, S ; Beagom Mokhtari Hosseini, Z ; Sharif University of Technology
    Elsevier B.V  2018
    In drilling industry, barite particles settling and barite sag as a major problem can potentially impose significant operational issues. Static conditions, in which well undergoes an extended shut-in period, could occur during different drilling and completion operations such fishing operation, tripping, and logging. Despite its importance, such phenomenon is not well understood yet. To avoid issues related to barite settlement and barite sag, a good understanding of the impact of different drilling parameters on barite settlement and sag phenomenon is required. Recently, the mathematical formulation and modeling of settlement and sag processes have gained more attention. In order to better... 

    Three-dimensional simulation of hydrodynamics in a rotating disc contactor using computational fluid dynamics

    , Article Chemical Engineering and Technology ; Volume 32, Issue 1 , 2009 , Pages 93-102 ; 09307516 (ISSN) Ghaniyari Benis, S ; Hedayat, N ; Ziyari, A ; Kazemzadeh, M ; Shafiee, M ; Sharif University of Technology
    The 3D simulation of the hydrodynamic behavior of a rotating disc contactor (RDC) by means of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) was investigated for the n-butanol-succinic acid-water (BSW) system. For the two-phase liquid-liquid flow, the velocity distribution of the continuous phase and drop size distributions were determined using the k-ω turbulence model in conjunction with the Eulerian-Eulerian approach and MUSIG model. In this system in which the holdup of the dispersed phase is low, the continuous phase velocity was computed by simultaneously solving the Navier-Stokes equations beside the different models of turbulence. The motions of the dispersed phase was calculated while...