Settling of particles in homogeneous shear turbulence

Michel van Hinsberg, Herman Clercx, Federico Toschi

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Abstract

The settling of (inertial) particles is studied in homogeneous shear turbulence. A drift velocity perpendicular to gravity is measured due to the interplay between the homogeneous shear turbulence and gravity acting on the particles. We introduce a model to predict and understand this phenomenon.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event15th European Turbulence Conference, ETC 2015 - Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 25 Aug 201528 Aug 2015
Conference number: 15
http://etc15.fyper.com/

Conference

Conference15th European Turbulence Conference, ETC 2015
Abbreviated titleETC
Country/TerritoryNetherlands
CityDelft
Period25/08/1528/08/15
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