Multi-scale Modelling of Multi-phase Flows

  • Het Kranenveld 14, STW 0.41, Helix

    5612 AZ Eindhoven

    Netherlands

  • P.O. Box 513, Helix, STW 0.41

    5600 MB Eindhoven

    Netherlands

Organization profile

Introduction / mission

Development and validation of multi-scale models for multiphase flows, using state-of-the-art computational and experimental techniques

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Advanced modeling of multiphase chemical reactors

Organisational profile

Over the years the research group Multi-Scale Modeling of Multiphase Flows has made key contributions to the fundamentals of chemical reaction engineering. Using highly advanced computer simulations we develop accurate models for multiphase chemical reactors used in industry for the large-scale production of synthetic fuels, fertilisers, detergents, polymers and numerous other products. In addition sophisticated non-invasive monitoring techniques are employed for the detailed validation of the computational models.

Multiphase flows involving mass, momentum and heat transfer are frequently encountered in industrial processes involving granulation, coating, polymerization and other catalytic conversion processes. In these flows the complex phase interactions govern the prevailing flow phenomena such as the formation and evolution of heterogeneous structures to a large extent. These structures have significant impact on the quality of the contact between the phases and as a direct consequence thereof strongly affect reactor performance. Additional complexities arise from the complex interplay between transport phenomena and catalytic transformations in multicomponent systems.

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    Projects

    Research Output

    An improved subgrid scale model for front‐tracking based simulations of mass transfer from bubbles

    Claassen, C. M. Y., Islam, M. S., Peters, E. A. J. F. F., Deen, N. G., Kuipers, J. A. M. H. & Baltussen, M. W., Apr 2020, In : AIChE Journal. 66, 4, e16889.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    A numerical and experimental study of large-scale dense bubbly flows

    Kamath, S. S., 18 Feb 2020, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 176 p.

    Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)

    Open Access
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    Bubble formation and rise in gas-liquid systems

    Mirsandi, H., 23 Jan 2020, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 160 p.

    Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)

    Prizes

    Best oral presentation at 13th International Conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process

    Giulia Finotello (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

    Best poster presentation at Dynamics of Evolving Fluid Interfaces - DEFI Gathering physico-chemical and flow properties

    Giulia Finotello (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

  • Honorary professorship

    J.A.M. (Hans) Kuipers (Recipient), 24 May 2019

    Prize: OtherHonorary degreesScientific

  • Activities

    Progress and future challenges in the multi-scale modeling of multiphase chemical reactors

    J.A.M. (Hans) Kuipers (Speaker)
    26 Dec 201928 Dec 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    Direct Numerical Simulation of three-phase flows

    J.A.M. (Hans) Kuipers (Speaker)
    11 Dec 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    Introduction to Direct Numerical Simulation of multiphase flows using the Front Tracking method

    J.A.M. (Hans) Kuipers (Speaker)
    10 Dec 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

    Student theses

    3D scalar field simulations for Micro Mixing applications in a cylindrical geometry: implementation and verification

    Author: van Kouwen, R., 28 Feb 2018

    Supervisor: van der Schaaf, J. (Supervisor 1), van Eeten, K. (Supervisor 2), Aguirre, A. (Supervisor 2), Peters, E. (Supervisor 2) & Buist, K. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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    Automated screening and optimization of quenching partners for photoredox catalysis

    Author: Drummen, K., 28 Feb 2018

    Supervisor: Kuijpers, K. (Supervisor 1), Noël, T. (Supervisor 2), Hessel, V. (Supervisor 2) & Buist, K. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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    Automated screening of quenching partners and quenching rate determination with database integration

    Author: König, N., 30 Nov 2018

    Supervisor: Kuijpers, K. (Supervisor 1), Noël, T. (Supervisor 2), Hessel, V. (Supervisor 2) & Buist, K. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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