On the transport of heavy particles through an upward displacement-ventilated space

  title={On the transport of heavy particles through an upward displacement-ventilated space},
  author={Nicola Mingotti and Andrew W. Woods},
  journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics},
  pages={478 - 507}
  • N. Mingotti, A. Woods
  • Published 7 May 2015
  • Physics, Environmental Science
  • Journal of Fluid Mechanics
We explore the transport of heavy particles through an upward displacement-ventilated space. The space incorporates a localised source of buoyancy which generates a turbulent buoyant plume. The plume fluid is contaminated with a small concentration of particles, which are subject to gravitational settling. A constant flow of uncontaminated fluid is supplied at a low level into the space, while an equal amount of fluid is vented from the space at a high level. At steady state, a two-layer… 

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