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2022 Multiphase Flow Science Workshop (Virtual)

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Session Chair – William Rogers

9:20 – 09:40 AM   
Welcome and Introduction
Mehrdad Shahnam, National Energy Technology Laboratory

09:40 – 10:00 AM   
Bubble Extraction and Analysis of Group-A Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds – A Comparison Between Two-Fluid Simulations and Experiments  
Yuan Yao, Chi-Wei Tsang, Chang Kai (Lance) Wu, Michael Molnar, Matthew Bishop, Quan Yuan, Jӧrg Theuerkauf, Dow Inc.

10:00 – 10:20 AM   
Validation and Comparison of CFD-DEM and MP-PIC Simulations of a Gas-Fluidised Bed using Positron Emission Particle Tracking
C. Windows-Yule, University of Birmingham

10:20 – 10:40 AM   
Mixing and Segregation in Structured Fluidized Beds: Experiments and Modeling
Jagan Sanghishetty, Christopher Spitler, Qiang Guo, Chris Boyce, Columbia University

10:40 – 11:00 AM   
Two Phase Mass Flow and Enthalpy Measurement of Steam Production Lines in a Geothermal Power Plant using Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography
Qussai Marashdeh, Benjamin Straiton, Tech4Imaging, LLC.

11:00 – 11:20 AM   
Importance of Conjugate Heat Transfer in Modeling of Fixed Bed Reactors for Renewable Fuels and Chemicals
Bruce Adkins, Canan Karakaya, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

11:20 – 11:40 AM   
CFD Modeling of a Batch Fluidised Chemical Looping Combustor with Different Approaches
Pietro Bartocci1, Alberto Abad1, Arturo Cabello1, Francesco Fantozzi1, Margarita de Las Obras Loscertales1, Lu Wang2, Haping Yang2, 1Instituto de Carboquimica, 2Huazhong University of Science and Technology

11:40 – 12:00 PM   
Eulerian Multiphase Models for Biomass Mixing and Reactions in Bidisperse Gas-Solid Flows
Barlev R. Nagawkar, Shankar Subramaniam, Alberto Passalacqua, Iowa State University

Session Chair – Jeff Dietiker

1:00 – 1:20 PM   
ACCES: Autonomous Characterisation and Calibration Using Evolutionary Simulation
Jack Sykes, Andrei Leonard Nicusan, Dominik Werner, Kit Windows-Yule, Tzany Kokalova Wheldon, University of Birmingham

1:20 – 1:40 PM   
Dense Gas/ Liquid Flow Pattern Transition in Pipes Using Physics Informed Machine Learning
André Mendes Quintino, Oscar Mauricio Hernandez Rodriguez, University of São Paulo

1:40 – 2:00 PM   
A Novel Method for Generating Reduced-order Models for Transport Phenomena Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition
Paul Cizmas, Texas A&M University

2:00 – 2:20 PM   
Development and Applications of DEM Digital Twins of Powder Systems
B. Jenkins1, A. L. Nicusan1, A. Neveu2, G. Lumay3, F. Francqui2, J. Seville1, C.R.K. Windows-Yule1, 1University of Birmingham, 2Granutools SPRL, 3University of Liege

2:20 – 2:40 PM   
Deep Learning Methods for Time Series Predictions in Multiphase Flows
Neil Raj Ashwin, Nikhil Muralidhar, Danesh Tafti, Anuj Karpatne, Virginia Tech

2:40 – 3:00 PM   
Deterministic Neighbor-Influence Accounted Point-Particle Closure Models Using Interpretable Machine Learning
Bhargav Sriram Siddani, S. Balachandar, University of Florida

Session Chair – Avinash Vaidheeswaran

3:20 – 3:40 PM   
Machine Learning-Based Force Models for Non-Spherical Particles in Incompressible Flow
Soohwan Hwang, Liang-Shih Fan, The Ohio State University

3:40 – 4:00 PM   
Optimization Studies for Flow of a Cement Slurry
Chengcheng Tao1, Eilis Rosenbaum2, and Mehrdad Massoudi2, 1Purdue University, 2National Energy Technology Laboratory

4:00 – 4:20 PM   
Simulation of Proppants Motion and Placement in Realistic Rock Fractures Using Ansys-Fluent-Rocky Code
Farid Rousta1, Dustin Crandall2, and Goodarz Ahmadi1, 1Clarkson University, 2National Energy Technology Laboratory

4:20 – 4:40 PM   
Measurement of Volume Fraction and Mass Flow Rate of Oil, Water, and Gas 3-phase Flows using Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography
Qussai Marashdeh, Benjamin Straiton, Tech4Imaging, LLC.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Session Chair – Mary Ann Clarke

09:20 – 09:40 AM   
Simulation of Heater in an Energy Storage in Fluidized Bed (ESFB)
Z. Liu, A. Ishikawa, IHI Corporation

09:40 – 10:00 AM   
Fast Estimation of Reaction Rates in Catalysts and Sorbents
Rebecca Grawe, John Wakefield, Aaron Lattanzi, Jesse Capecelatro, University of Michigan

10:00 – 10:20 AM   
Enriched Finite Element Formulation for Electrohydrodynamics Problems
C.Narváez-Muñoz1,2, M.R.Hashemi2, P.B.Ryzhakov1,2, J.Pons-Prats1,2, J.Marti2, 1Polytechnic University of Catalonia, 2International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering

10:20 – 10:40 AM   
M2E3D: Multiphase Materials Exploration via Evolutionary Equation Discovery
Andrei Leonard Nicusan, Mehdi Jangi, Jonathan Seville, Kit Windows-Yule, University of Birmingham

10:40 – 11:00 AM   
Multiscale Modeling of Electrostatic Precipitations of Fly Ash and Mercury Sorbents: Discontinuous Current Density Effects
Eric Lee, Herek Clack, Northern Illinois University

11:00 – 11:20 AM   
Increasing Spatial Resolution of Adaptive Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography by Focusing Electric Stimulation in a Region of Interest through Electronically Activating Synthetic Plate Pairs
Qussai Marashdeh, Benjamin Straiton, Tech4Imaging, LLC

11:20 – 11:40 AM   
Effect of Nozzle Design on Solids Motion and Mixing in Fluidised Beds
Dominik Werner, Jonathan Seville, Kit Windows-Yule, University of Birmingham

11:40 – 12:00 PM   
Probing the Breakup of Liquid Fuel Droplets with Detonation Waves
Daniel Dyson1, Artem Arakelyan1, Nicolas Berube1, Sydney Briggs1, Subith S. Vasu1, H.S. Udaykumar2, Suresh Menon3, 1University of Central Florida, 2University of Iowa, 3Georgia Institute of Technology

12:00 – 12:20 PM   
Application of MP-PIC method to Ebullated Bed Reactors
James Parker, Peter Blaser, CPFD Software

Session Chair – Subhodeep Banerjee

12:40 – 1:00 PM   
Modeling Enhancements for Eulerian-Eulerian Two-Fluid Methods in Compressible Particle-Laden Flows with Plume-Surface Interaction Applications
Raymond L. Fontenot1, Joseph Talbot1, Manuel Gale1, Ranjan Mehta1, Jesse Capecelatro2, 1CFD Research Corporation, 2University of Michigan

1:00 – 1:20 AM   
A Statistical Risk Assessment of Airborne Viral Transmission Using High Fidelity Simulations
K.A. Krishnaprasad, J. Salinas, N. Zgheib, S. Balachandar, University of Florida

1:20 – 1:40 PM   
Radiation Transport and Multiphase Particle Laden Flows
Y. Kanarska, B. Isaac, A. Nichols, B. Clary, M. Barham, J. Morris, K. Knight, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

1:40 – 2:00 PM   
Mass Transfer Coefficient of Noble Metals and Gases for Molten Salt Reactor Using Correlations
Kyoung O. Lee, Dane de Wet, Wesley C. Williams, N. Dianne Ezell, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2:00 – 2:20 PM   
Large-Eddy Simulation (LES) Coupled with Lagrangian Particle Tracking – Particles Dispersion and Deposition 
Farid Rousta1, Bamdad Lessani2, Goodarz Ahmadi1, 1Clarkson University, 2University of North Carolina

Session Chair – Yupeng Xu

2:40 – 3:00 PM   
Validation of Moving-Overset 6-DOF Algorithm for Gas-Granular Two-Phase Flows
Raymond L. Fontenot, Manuel Gale, CFD Research Corporation

3:00 – 3:20 PM   
Stochastic Lagrangian Subgrid-Scale Models for Turbulent Particle-Laden Flows
Max Herzog1, Aaron Lattanzi2, John Wakefield1, Shankar Subramaniam3, Jesse Capecelatro1, 1University of Michigan, 2Leidos, 3Iowa State University

3:20 – 3:40 PM   
Development of an Eulerian Polydisperse Multiphase Flow Model
Jacob Posey1, Ryan Houim1, Rodney Fox2,1University of Florida, 2Iowa State University

3:40 – 4:00 PM   
A Computational Study of Charged Bumpy Particle Adhesion and Detachment from the Rough Surface
Saeed Siahchehrehghadikolaei, Goodarz Ahmadi, Andrea R. Ferro, Suresh Dhaniyala, Clarkson University

4:00 – 4:20 PM   
Dust Deposition Minimization on the Solar PV Panel by Solid Wind Barrier: A CFD Modeling
Saeed Siahchehrehghadikolaei1, Goodarz Ahmadi1, Mohammad A. Moghimi2,1Clarkson University, 2Staffordshire University