## NETL 2012 Conference on Multiphase Flow Science

May 22-24, 2012

### Presentations

**Tuesday May 22, 2012**

**Welcome and Introduction**

*Chris Guenther*

Session Chair: Merdad Shahnam

**Overview of Multiphase Flow Science at NETL**

*Madhava Syamlal (DOE-NETL)*Presentation [PDF]

**Key Note Lecture: Heat Transfer Enhancement in Dense Suspensions of Agitated Solids**

*Michael Louge (Cornell University)*Presentation [PDF]

**Modified Kinetic Theory for Dense Granular Flows**

*Sebastian Chialvo, J. Sun and S. Sundaresan (Princeton University)*

*Presentation [PDF]***A Proposed (k-E****)2 Turbulence Theory for Multiphase Gas-Solid Flows**

*Thomas O’Brien (DOE-NETL/Retired)*Presentation [PDF]

**Coarse-Grained Energy Balance Equation for Gas-Particle Flows**

*K. Agrawal, W. Holloway and S. Sundaresan (Princeton University)*Presentation [PDF]

Session Chair: Rahul Garg

**OpenMP Parallelism for Fluid-particulate System**

*A. Amritkar and D. Tafti (Virginia Tech)*Presentation [PDF]

**GPGPU Acceleration of MFIX-DEM**

*J. Urbanic (Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center)*Presentation [PDF]

**A Massively Parallel Euler-Lagrange Strategy for Simulating Fluidized Bed Reactors***J. Capecelatro and O. Desjardins (Cornell University)*Presentation [PDF]

Session Chair: Jeff Dietiker

**A Computationally Efficient Approach to Uncertainty Quantification in Multiphase Systems**

*A. Donato, R. Pitchumani, M. Shahnam (Virginia Tech/DOE-NETL)*Presentation [PDF]

**Validaiton and Uncertainty Quantificaiton of a Multiphase Flow CFD Model**

*A. Gel, M. Shahnam, C. Guenther (Alpemi Consulting LLC, URS, DOE-NETL)*Presentation [PDF]

**Code Verification of MFIX Baseline Governing Equations**

*A. Choudhary and C.J. Roy (Virginia Tech)*Presentation [PDF]

**Three Dimensional Numerical Study on Droplet Formation and Cell Encapsulation Process in a T-Junction**

*H. Yang, Q. Zhou, and L.S. Fan (Ohio State University)*Presentation [PDF]

**An Euler-Euler CFD Model for Biomass Gasification in Fluidized Bed**

*Q. Xue and R. Fox (Iowa State University)*Presentation [PDF]

**Wednesday May 23, 2012**

Session Chair: Mehrdad Shahnan

**Overview of Application of Multiphase Flow in NETL’s Energy Portfolio**

*Douglas Straub (DOE-NETL)*Presentation [PDF]

**Key Note Lecure: Industrial Applications of Filtered Two-Fluid Models for Gas-Solid Flows**

*Timothy Healy (ExxonMobil Research and Engineering)*Presentation [PDF]

**A Reaction Kinetics Model for Carbonation of a Regenerable MgO-Based Sorbent**

*E. Abbasi, J. Abbasian and H. Arastoopour (Illinois Institute of Technology)***Carbon Dioxide Capture with Solid Carbonate Sorbents in a Fluidized Bed Riser and Regeneration in a Reduced Pressure Downer**

*S. Kongkitisupchai and D. Gidaspow (Illinois Institute of Technology)*Presentation [PDF]

**Direct Numerical Simulation of CO**_{2}Diffusion in Reconstructed

Solid Sorbent Particles

*N. Krishnamurthy and D. Tafi (Virginia Tech)*Presentation [PDF]

Session Chair: Sreekanth Pannala

**Multiphase CFD Modeling in CCSI – Flow Dynamics of Sorbents in the Regenerator of a Carbon-Capture Unit**

*A. Sarkar, W. Pan, D. Suh and X. Sun (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)*Presentation [PDF]

**Implementation of the P1 Radiation Model in MFIX**

*M.F. Modest (University of California, Merced)*Presentation [PDF]

**Simulation of Coal Particles in a Full Chemical Looping Combustion System**

*James Parker (CPFD Software, LLC)*Presentation [PDF]

Session Chair: Sofiane Benyahia

**MP-PIC Implementation in MFIX**

*R. Garg (URS Corporation)*Presentation [PDF]

**High-Fidelity Single Particle Property Measurements: Building Blocks for Particle Flow Modeling Validation**

*F. Higgs (Carnegie Mellon University)***Simulation of Fine Material Elutriation of Binary Mixture Dense Gas-Solid Fluidized Bed**

*A. Konan and David Huckaby (ORISE, DOE-NETL)*Presentation [PDF]

**Fluidization Testing on CFB Dynamicas ans Segregation, Elutriationm and Hysteresis Behavior of Polydisperse Particles**

*L. Shadle, R. Panday, J. Mei, J. Weber and J. Tucker (DOE-NETL, REM Engineering)*Presentation [PDF]

**Liquid and Particle Dynamics in Fluidized Beds**

*R. Cocco, R. Hays, R. Karri and J. McMillan (PSRI, Syncrude Canada)*Presentation [PDF]

Session Chair: Jordan Musser

**The Effect of Neighboring Particles on the Dynamics of a Particle in a Viscous Fluid**

*Z. Feng and G.M. Samuel (University of Texas, San Antonio)*Presentation [PDF]

**Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography (ECVT) Applied to Bibbling Fluid Beds***J. Weber and J. Mei (DOE-NETL)*Presentation [PDF]

**CFD Simulation of Entrained-Flow Gasification with Improved Physical and Chemical Sub-Models**

*J. Ma (URS Corporation)*Presentation [PDF]

**Thursday May 24, 2012**

Session Chair: Janine Carney

**Refractive Index Matched Scanning of Dense Granular Materials**

*W. Losert (University of Maryland)*Presentation [PDF]

**High Speed Imaging of Flow Phenomena in CFB Risers**

*F. Shaffer and B. Gopalan (DOE-NETL, ORISE)*Presentation [PDF]

**Effect of Model Parameters if Soft-Sphere Collision Scheme to the Particles-Particle Collision in a Viscous Fluid**

*Z. Feng, S.G. Musong and E.E. Michaelides (Texas Christian University)*Presentation [PDF]

**DNS of Suspensions of Rigid Particles with Feedback**

*J. McLaughlin, N. Hojjat, G. Ahmadi, J. Derken and X. Jia (Clarkson University)*Presentation [PDF]

**Reacting Flow Modeling with C3M**

*K. Chaudhari (West Virginia University)*Presentation [PDF]

**Mass Transfer Effects in a Gasification Riser**

*R. Breault, T. Li and P. Nicoletti (DOE-NETL, URS Corporation)*Presentation [PDF]

**2D Version 3D CFD Simulations of Circulating Fluidized Bed Risers**

*T. Li, S. Pannala and M. Shahnam (URS Corportation, Oak Ridge National Laboratory DOE-NETL)*Presentation [PDF]

**Statistical Approaches in Chemistry Sub-Models**

*D.S. Mebane and K.S. Bhat (ORISE and Los Alamos National Laboratory)*Presentation [PDF]

**Coal and Biomass Blends Pyrolysis in Inert and Oxidized Gaseous Environments**

*P. Wang, S. Hedges and C. Guenther (DOE-NETL)*Presentation [PDF]

**NETL Conference Services Information**

National Energy Technology Laboratory

Phone: (412) 386-6044 FAX: (412) 386-6486

kimberly.yavorsky@netl.doe.gov