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Packing of Hollow Cylinders (Catalysts) in a Tube: a DEM Simulation

Packing of Hollow Cylinders (Catalysts) in a Tube: a DEM Simulation

In many occasion in process industries (i.e. chemical engineering), we need to create a random packed bed of Catalysts. Packing of Hollow Cylinders in reactor (heterogeneous catalytic reaction) tubes can…

Rotating Drum with Non-Spherical Particles: A DEM Simulation

Rotating Drum with Non-Spherical Particles: A DEM Simulation

Many industrial processes like granulation, particle coating, bio-mass pyrolysis, dryers contain rotating drum as a part of their processes. its rotation cause a gentle motion of particles. So, this gentle…

Screw Conveyor: A DEM Simulation

Screw Conveyor: A DEM Simulation

Screw conveyor uses the power of a rotating helical ribbon to transport solids from one place to another. They usually are horizontal or with a slight angle with respect to…

Bubble Column: an OpenFOAM® simulation

Bubble Column: an OpenFOAM® simulation

Bubble columns are useful processing units to contact gas and liquid for inter-phase mass transfer and chemical reactions. They have been applied in chemical, biomedical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, waste-water treatment and…

V-Blender: a DEM Simulation

V-Blender: a DEM Simulation

V-blender (V-mixer) is found in most of solid processing industries. They provide reliable and easy mixing of dry powders in batch mode. This mixer can be found in many industries…

Gas-solid Fluidized Bed Simulatoin

Gas-solid Fluidized Bed Simulatoin

Gas solid fluidized bed is the most common solid-gas contractors in many processes like reactions, drying, coating and size separation. The unique heat & mass transfer capabilities between phases and…

Two-phase stirred tank reactor simulation using OpenFOAM®

Two-phase stirred tank reactor simulation using OpenFOAM®

Two-phase stirred tanks are two phase reactors with enhanced mixing and elongated gas holdup and residence time in comparison to bubble columns. They may contain one or more sets of…

Simulating a Bubble Column Using OpenFOAM®

Simulating a Bubble Column Using OpenFOAM®

You will learn how to simulate a bubble column suing OpenFAOM®. All the details on sub-models and simulation settings are presented in this tutorial. You can also see the animation…

How to add Drag model & Turbulence model to twoPhaseEulerFOAM

How to add Drag model & Turbulence model to twoPhaseEulerFOAM

You always face times that you want to add new physical models to your solver. In two-phase simulations, drag model and turbulence model are perhaps two of the most important ones…

How to simulate a gas-solid fluidized bed using OpenFOAM®

How to simulate a gas-solid fluidized bed using OpenFOAM®

In this tutorial you will learn how to simulate a gas-solid fluidized bed using OpenFOAM® (twoPhaseEulerFoam). The tutorial also contains a complete description of physical models  and available options through…

How to install OpenFOAM 7 from source pack

How to install OpenFOAM 7 from source pack

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install OpenFOAM-7 from source pack. If you already have some components installed on your computer, you may skip some of the steps.…