Segregation of Light and Heavy Particles by Turbulence

Event Sponsor: 
Mathematics and Computer Science Division
Start Date: 
Jul 25 2007 (All day)
Building/Room: 
Building 221 Conference Room A216
Location: 
Argonne National Laboratory
Speaker(s): 
Federico Toschi
Speaker(s) Title: 
Host: 
Paul Fischer

Turbulent fluctuations exert a different role on small impurities, according to their density being higher or smaller with respect to the one of the advecting fluid. We present results from extensive state-of-the-art numerical simulations with particles characterized by different Stokes and density ratio. We present results on the statistical properties of particles and explore different tools to characterize their clustering and segregation properties.

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