74th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (November 21, 2021 — November 23, 2021)

P0033: The journey of a drop in a static mixer

Authors
  • Juan Pablo Valdes, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Fuyue Liang, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Lyes Kahouadji, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • Omar K. Matar, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London

3D DNS of two-phase static mixing with a coarsely pre-dispersed inlet. Top view (velocity-colored) shows an intricate dance of droplets deforming, breaking and  coalescing throughout the mixer. Bottom views detail the complex deformation and breakage of one of the droplets.

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