Particle dispersion and deposition over a square cylinder with different angles of incidence (α = 0°, 45°) in a channel flow was investigated numerically. A computational model using Lattice-Boltzmann Method (LBM) for flow simulation was developed. The interpolated bounce-back (IBB) boundary condition was applied to model the no-slip boundary conditions on curved boundary. The computational model was used to simulate the two-dimensional airflow field in the duct with obstructing square cylinder. A Lagrangian approach was used for simulation of spherical, solid particles suspended in the airflow in the duct. The Reynolds numbers were in the range of laminar. The formation of the von Karman vortex sheet behind the cylinder was predicted by the present LBM simulation. It was shown that the periodicity of the simulated vortex street agrees well with available experimental data. Transport and deposition of 1 μm to 100 μm particles in the duct were studied. The instantaneous flow field was used to evaluate the particle trajectories. The forces included in the particle equation of motion were drag, lift, gravity, and Brownian. The simulation results shows that the particle deposition efficiency decreases when the angle of incidence is increased from 0° to 45° and also more vigorous vortex shedding was observed at α = 45°.
Numerical Study of Angle of Incidence Effect on Particle Deposition Over a Square Cylinder in a Channel Using Lattice-Boltzmann Method
Jafari, S, Salmanzadeh, M, Rahnama, M, & Ahmadi, G. "Numerical Study of Angle of Incidence Effect on Particle Deposition Over a Square Cylinder in a Channel Using Lattice-Boltzmann Method." Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting. Volume 1: Symposia, Parts A, B and C. Vail, Colorado, USA. August 2–6, 2009. pp. 1939-1944. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/FEDSM2009-78286
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