Numerical results of
the fluidization of 240 circular particles in a 2-D channel by
Peter
Huang with **Partmover** code; the experimental results by
Runyuan
Bai and Peter Huang. The graphs are in postscript:

- Figure 1: History of fluidization (Height vs. time) (Numerical solution).
- Figure 2: Height of fluidized bed vs. inlet velocity (Numerical solution).
- Figure 3: Comparison of Height of fluidized bed vs. inlet velocity (Numeric/Experiment).
- Figure 4: Particle positions at different time with U=0.25 (Numeric).
- Figure 5: Particle positions at different time with U=1.0 (Numeric).

Fluidization results
by Dr. Tsorng-Whay Pan
with **DML** code can be found in his web site. Here are some of the his
results:

- Figure 1: History of fluidization (Height vs. time) (with DML code).
- DLM simulation of a fluided bed of 1204 1/4" spheres: 1) U=2.0 cm/s; 2) U=3.0 cm/s; 3) U=4.0 cm/s; 4) U=5.0 cm/s.
- Figure 2: History of fluidization (Height vs. time) #2.

Sedimentation results
by Matt
Knepley with parallel **PM** code can be found in his
Computational Fluid Mechanics and under tittle **Movies**.

Numerical results with **Partmover** code by
Peter
Huang. The following figures are the effects of elasticity number on the
lift off of one circular particle in a Poiseuille flow of a Maxwell fluid.

**Conditions:**

Channel: width=12*d;

Particle: diameter (d)=1 cm, density=1.01 g/cc;

Fluid: viscosity=1 g/cm s.- Figure 1: The effect of elasticity number on the slip velocity of the lift off.
- Figure 2: The effect of elasticity number on the height of the lift off.

Some other recent results in connection to the NSF Grand Challenge Project by Tsorng-Whay Pan at University of Houston. Choose the appropriate title to download a postscript file.

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