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NETL 2021 Virtual Workshop on Multiphase Flow Science

Dear Colleagues, Please SAVE THE DATE for the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory’s (NETL) 2021 Virtual Workshop on Multiphase Flow Science. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, this year’s workshop will take place as an on-line, virtual meeting from Tuesday, August 3 through Thursday, August 5, 2021.[...]

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MFiX 21.1 Release Announcement

We are pleased to announce the MFiX 21.1 release. Please visit the download page to download the latest version. See the release note below that highlights the changes from the previous version. Please visit the MFS forum for any software related questions, or send administrative questions to admin@mfix.netl.doe.gov. Regards, The[...]

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Happy Holidays!

Wishing you a Happy Holiday and a joyful New Year! Thank you for being part of the growing MFiX community. We hope you enjoy this DEM simulation showcasing some of the 2020 newly released features. Some notable new capabilities include: New meshing workflowMoving STL filesDEM polydispersityPIC time step control (CFL[...]

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MFiX 20.4 Release Announcement

We are pleased to announce the MFiX 20.4 release. Please visit the download page to download the latest version. See the release note below that highlights the changes from the previous version. Please visit the MFS forum for any software related questions, or send administrative questions to admin@mfix.netl.doe.gov. Regards, The[...]

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New Manuscript Published in Chemical Engineering Journal

A manuscript entitled “Investigating biomass composition and size effects on fast pyrolysis using global sensitivity analysis and CFD simulations” has been published in Chemical Engineering Journal (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.127789). The manuscript outlines result of the collaborative research conducted by NETL, ORNL and NREL that was funded by DOE Bioenergy technologies Office (BETO). [...]

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The Shape of Things to Come: Non-spherical Modeling Technique Developed at NETL

In an effort that could lead to accelerated design and deployment of advanced energy systems, NETL researchers have added a valuable new capability to the Lab’s world-renowned Multiphase Flow with Interphase eXchanges (MFiX) modeling software suite. Rather than modeling particles as spheres, as is the case with most discrete element[...]

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