Numerical Simulation of Multiple Spheres Falling in Fully Periodic Domains

The goal of this NSF supported research is to simulate numerous spheres sedimenting in fully periodic 3D domains. These simulations will be an extension of the large-scale simulations of fluid-particle interactions with the additions needed to model the periodic domain. These direct numerical simulations will be used in the development of continuum models of fluid-particle mixtures by A. Prosperetti at Johns Hopkins University.

The additional capabilities that need to be added to our numerical methods for the simulation in periodic domains are:

As this project progresses, more information will be added to this page.

Last updated 8-27-96