# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

October  2015, 8(5): 833-846. doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2015.8.833

## Numerical simulation of flow in fluidized beds

 1 Institute of Thermomechanics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Dolejškova 5, 182 00 Prague, Czech Republic 2 Dept. of Mathematics, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Trojanova 13, 120 00 Prague, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, Czech Republic 3 Honeywell ACS AT Laboratory Prague, V Parku 2326/18, 148 00 Prague, Cyprus

Received  January 2014 Revised  June 2014 Published  July 2015

The article provides a brief overview of a one-dimensional model of two-phase flow in the geometry of a circulating fluidized bed combustor exhibiting vertical variability of cross-section. The model is based on numerical solution of conservation laws for mass, momentum and energy of gas and solid components of the fluidized-bed system by means of the finite-volume method in space and of a multistep higher-order solver in time. The presented computational results reproduce characteristic behavior of fluidized beds in the given geometry.
Citation: Petr Bauer, Michal Beneš, Radek Fučík, Hung Hoang Dieu, Vladimír Klement, Radek Máca, Jan Mach, Tomáš Oberhuber, Pavel Strachota, Vítězslav Žabka, Vladimír Havlena. Numerical simulation of flow in fluidized beds. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - S, 2015, 8 (5) : 833-846. doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2015.8.833
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