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2023 Multiphase Flow Science Workshop (Virtual)

Table of Contents

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Session Chair – Mary Ann Clarke

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

09:40 – 10:00 AM
A particle resolved approach for simulation of freely evolving sphere suspensions
Ze Cao1, Danesh. K. Tafti2, 1Faculty of Infrastructure Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, Liaoning, China 116081, 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, VA 24060

10:00 – 10:20 AM
Numerical study of fluidization of binary mixture of particles using SOM- KTGF-MP
Dan Sun, National Institute of Clean-and low-carbon Energy, Beijing, China

10:20 – 10:40 AM
Arif Eren Özdemir1, Neslin Doğan2, Görkem Külah3, Murat Köksal1, 1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hacettepe University, 2Micro and Nanotechnology Program, Middle East Technical University, 3Department of Chemical Engineering, Middle East Technical University

10:50 – 11:10 AM
UNETs for flow field and drag force predictions in dispersed particle flows
Neil Ashwin Raj1, Danesh Tafti1, Nikhil Muralidhar2, 1Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2Department of Computer Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

11:10 – 11:30 AM
Modelling fluidized dense phase conveying of Geldart A powders with MFiX-TFM: A case study
Prabu Balasubramanian, Andrew Cowell, Don McGlinchey, School of Computng, Engineering and Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom

11:30 – 11:50 AM
Effects of particle Froude number on the sub-grid behavior of fluidized gas-particle flows
Christian C. Milioli, Fernando E. Milioli, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

11:50 – 12:10 PM
Scale sensitive sub-grid models for effective drag, filtered and residual stresses in fluidized gas-particle flows
Christian C. Milioli, Fernando E. Milioli, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Session Chair – William Fullmer

12:40 – 1:00 PM
Development of a High-Temperature Counter-Flow Particle Receiver for Concentrated Solar Power Applications
Anton Hartner, Filippo Coletti & Aldo Steinfeld, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland

1:00 – 1:20 PM
Enhancing Insight into Granular Flows through Proper Orthogonal Decomposition
J.E. Higham, Associate Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK

1:20 – 1:40 PM
Progress towards measuring interfacial phenomena
Philippe M Bardet, Eirini Florou, Daniel Hunter, Roberto Capanna, Charles Fort, Corentin Le Houedec, Sabine Portal, The George Washington University

1:40 – 2:00 PM
100 years of scaling up fluidized beds
Jia Wei Chew, Wyatt LaMarche, Ray Cocco, Particulate Solid Research, Inc., Chicago IL 60632

2:00 – 2:20 PM
Collecting Transient Two-phase Flow Data from Periodic Oscillations
Caleb S. Brooks and Taiyang Zhang, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Session Chair – Janine Carney

2:30 – 2:50 PM
Contact charging in particulate flows
S. Sundaresan, Princeton University

2:50 – 3:10 PM
Granular and Fluid Instabilities in Explosive Volcanic Eruptions
Josef Dufek1, Eric Breard2, Jordan Musser3, 1Center for Volcanology, University of Oregon, 2School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, 3National Energy Technology Center, Department of Energy

3:10 – 3:30 PM
Computational Modeling of Dilute Two-Phase Flows - Application to Transmission of Respiratory Viruses
Goodarz Ahmadi, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY

3:30 – 3:50 PM
Uncertainty Quantification in Crater Formation for Gas-Granular Flows due to Plume Surface Interaction
Raymond L. Fontenot, Senior Research Engineer, CFD Research Corporation

3:50 – 4:10 PM
Hybrid MPI-OpenMP Accelerated Eulerian-Lagrangian Modeling of Multiphase Flow with Bio-applications
Jingsen Ma, Chao-Tsung Hsiao, & Greg Loraine, Dynaflow, Inc., 10621-J Iron Bridge Road, Jessup, MD

4:10 – 4:30 PM
A Stochastic Approach to Modeling Subgrid Velocity Fluctuations in Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Wall-Bounded Particle-Laden Flows
Farid Rousta1, Bamdad Lessani2, and Goodarz Ahmadi1, 1Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, 2Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

4:30 – 4:50 PM
Proppant Laden Flows in Rock Fractures – Numerical Simulation for Geothermal Applications
Farid Rousta1, Goodarz Ahmadi1, Dustin Crandall2, 1Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, 2National Energy Technology Laboratory, US Department of Energy, Morgantown, WV

Day 1 Recording

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Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Session Chair – Jordan Musser

09:20 – 09:40 AM
Machine Learning-Based Force Models for Irregular-shaped Particles in Gas-Solid Flows
Soohwan Hwang, Liang-Shih Fan, William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University

09:40 – 10:00 AM
Enabling Predictive Simulations of Reacting Multiphase Flows via Data-Driven Emulation
Roberto Torelli, Senior Research Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory, Transportation and Power Systems Division 9700 S Cass Ave, Lemont, IL

10:00 – 10:20 AM
Numerical analysis of regular material point method and its application to multiphase flows
Sreejith N. A., Nicholas Deak, Hariswaran Sitaraman, Marc Day, NREL

10:20 – 10:40 AM
Revisiting Wen and Yu: An empirical drag model based on the foundational data sets of fluidizations
James Parker, CPFD Software

10:50 – 11:10 AM
End-to-end Interactive Feature Analysis in Large-scale Multiphase Flow Simulations using In Situ Feature Extraction and Post-hoc Visual Analytics
Soumya Dutta, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

11:10 – 11:30 AM
Exascale-ready tools for implementing particle methods with AMReX
Andrew Myers, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA

11:30 – 11:50 AM
MFIX-Exa: CFD-DEM simulations of thermodynamics and chemical reactions in multiphase flows
Roberto Porcu1,2, Jordan Musser2, Ann S. Almgren3, John B. Bell3, William D. Fullmer2, Deepak Rangarajan1,2 , 1Battelle Memorial Institute, 2National Energy Technology Laboratory, 3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

11:50 – 12:10 PM
PicassoMPM: Massively parallel material point method for additive manufacturing simulations
Austin Isner, Sam Reeve, Kwitae Chong, Lance Bullerwell, Stuart Slattery, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

12:10 – 12:30 PM
Identification of compact closures for the multiphase RANS equations, with application to strongly-coupled gas-solid flows
Sarah Beetham, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Oakland University, CA

Session Chair – David Huckaby

12:50 – 1:10 PM
Gas-liquid flow modeling for renewable fuels production
Hari Sitaraman, Malik Hassanaly, Mohammad Rahimi, Yimin Lu, Milo-Parra Alvarez. National Renewable Energy Laboratory

1:10 – 1:30 PM
Flow pattern prediction using numerical simulation during flow boiling
Ahmed Kouidri1, Said Abboudi2, Brahim Madani1, 1Laboratoire de Transport Poly-phasique et des Milieux Poreux, USTHB BP 32 El Alia 16111 Bab Ezzouar Alger, Algérie, 2Institut IRTES-M3M, EA 7274, UTBM, site de Sévenans, 90010 Belfort cedex, France

1:30 – 1:50 PM
Radiative Heat Transfer in Gasifiers for Clean Hydrogen Production
Gautham Krishnamoorty, University of North Dokota, ND

1:50 – 2:10 PM
Experiment-informed computational models for granular feedstock preprocessing and handling unit operations
Yidong Xia, Energy and Environment Science & Technology Directorate, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83412

2:10 – 2:30 PM
A fluidized bed approach for hydrogen production from natural gas using hot slag from steel plants
Allan Runstedtler, Haining Gao, Natural Resources Canada, CanmetENERGY, Haanel Dr., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Session Chair – Mehrdad Shahnam

2:40 – 3:00 PM
Eulerian simulation of an 8” circular fluidized bed unit at PSRI using a new EMMS drag model
Behzadi, A., Tandon, M., Eppinger, T., Siemens Digital Industries Software

3:00 – 3:20 PM
Predicting Particle Dispersion Through the Application of the Transition 𝒌−𝒌𝒍−𝝎 Turbulence Model and Lagrangian Method
Amirmasoud Anvari1, Sohaib Obeid1, Andrea R. Ferro2, Goodarz Ahmadi1, 1Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Clarkson University, 2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY

3:20 – 3:40 PM
Large Eddy Simulation of Particle-laden Flows using the Spectral Element Method
Muhsin M. Ameen, Juan Colmenares, Sicong Wu, Saumil S. Patel, Argonne National Laboratory

3:40 – 4:00 PM
A lattice Boltzmann method for predicting porous transport layer performance during electrolysis
Ethan Young, Arth Sojitra, Jacob Wrubel, Marc Henry de Frahan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado

4:00 – 4:20 PM
Computational Modeling of Acoustic-Solid Interaction for Early Kick Detection in Wellbores using Logging-While-Drilling Tools
Felipe Simoes Maciel1, Paulo Waltrich1, Janine Galvin2, Brian Tost3, Foad Haeri2, Brian Fronk3, 1Louisiana State University, 2National Energy Technology Laboratory, 3Oregon State University

Day 2 Recording

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