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First of its kind UQ efforts for reacting multiphase gas-solid flows

A series of journal articles were recently published to document first of its kind Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) efforts for reacting multiphase gas-solid flows. These include the application of non-intrusive Bayesian UQ methodology to experimental data in a gasifier and the application of the UQ methodology to the corresponding MFiX simulations. This[...]

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Multiphase Flow Science Discussion Forum Now Available

We are pleased to announce the new Multiphase Flow Science (MFS) discussion forum is now available. Please visit https://mfix.netl.doe.gov/forum to give it a try. The Forum is a discussion platform for MFiX, Nodeworks and Tracker. Developers and users can post topics (discussion threads) to various categories for each application. Typical[...]

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Save the Date: NETL 2019 Workshop on Multiphase Flow Science

Dear Colleagues, Please "SAVE THE DATE" for the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory’s (NETL) 2019 Workshop on Multiphase Flow Science. This year’s workshop will take place on Tuesday, August 6 through Thursday, August 8, 2019, in Morgantown WV at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place. This event[...]

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MFiX-Exa: Optimizing a New Technology to Reduce Power Plant Carbon Dioxide Emissions

"A DOE Exascale Computing Project (ECP) effort, led by Madhava Syamlal of the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), is building a new tool, called MFiX-Exa, that will enable the needed high-fidelity simulations. MFiX-Exa is a computational fluid dynamics–discrete element model (CFD-DEM) code designed to run efficiently on current and next-generation massively parallel[...]

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NETL to Exhibit at Supercomputing SC18 International Conference

NETL is pleased to be exhibiting at Supercomputing SC18 in Dallas, TX from November 12-15, 2018. This year will feature a 20’ x 20’ booth at the event promoting the lab’s programs and capabilities. The exhibit will highlight the new JOULE 2.0 NETL supercomputer ranked at Number 52 in the[...]

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ORNL Presents Results of Detailed Computational Study of Biomass Fast Pyrolysis at TCS 2018

ORNL researchers Emilio Ramirez and Stuart Daw presented the latest results of their work studying the effect of fluid bed pyrolysis reactor hydrodynamics on quality and yield of bio-oils from woody biomass under fast pyrolysis conditions.  The poster (PDF, 7.2MB) was provided at the 2018 Thermal and Catalytic Sciences Symposium held[...]

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NETL 2018 Workshop on Multiphase Flow Science Proceedings

The NETL 2018 Workshop on Multiphase Flow Science was held on the University of Houston Campus on August 7 – 9. The Workshop brought together leaders from industry, academia, and government laboratories to discuss current projects and future R&D in the area of Multiphase Flow Science. It continues to promote[...]

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