SPH simulation of interacting solid bodies suspended in a shear flow of an Oldroyd-B fluid

Hashemi, M. R ; Sharif University of Technology | 2011

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  1. Type of Document: Article
  2. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2011.08.002
  3. Publisher: 2011
  4. Abstract:
  5. An explicit weakly compressible SPH method is introduced to study movement of suspended solid bodies in Oldroyd-B fluid flows. The proposed formulation does not need further stabilizing treatments and can be efficiently employed to study particulate flows with Deborah to Reynolds number ratios up to around 10. A modified boundary treatment technique is also presented which helps to deal with the movement of solid particles in the flow. The technique is computationally efficient and gives an improved evaluation of fluid-solid interaction forces.A number of test cases are solved to show performance of the proposed method in simulating particulate viscoelastic flows containing circular and non-circular cylinders. The effect of Deborah number on the particle trajectory has been investigated
  6. Keywords:
  7. Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) ; Viscoelastic ; Weakly compressible ; Oldroyd-B ; Particulate flow ; Circular cylinders ; Fluids ; Reynolds number ; Shear flow ; Flow of fluids
  8. Source: Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics ; Volume 166, Issue 21-22 , November , 2011 , Pages 1239-1252 ; 03770257 (ISSN)
  9. URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0377025711001959