This paper shows a proposition of a set of transport equations and their boundary conditions for solving problems involving flow and heat transfer in a moving bed equipment. The reactor is seen as a porous matrix in which the solid phase is moving. Additional drag terms appearing the momentum equation are a function of the relative velocity between the fluid and solid phases. Turbulence equations are also influenced by the speed of the solid phase. Results show the decrease for turbulent kinetic energy as the solid speed approaches the fluid speed. Heat transfer rate between phases is also damped as the solid speed increases.
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Mathematical Modeling of Flow and Heat Transfer in a Moving Bed Reactor
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de Lemos, MJS. "Mathematical Modeling of Flow and Heat Transfer in a Moving Bed Reactor." Proceedings of the ASME 2008 Heat Transfer Summer Conference collocated with the Fluids Engineering, Energy Sustainability, and 3rd Energy Nanotechnology Conferences. Heat Transfer: Volume 1. Jacksonville, Florida, USA. August 10–14, 2008. pp. 465-468. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/HT2008-56249
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