Sedimentation of hard-sphere suspensions at low Reynolds number

@inproceedings{Nguyen2005SedimentationOH,
  title={Sedimentation of hard-sphere suspensions at low Reynolds number},
  author={B. Nguyen and Anthony J. C. Ladd},
  year={2005}
}
Lattice-Boltzmann simulations have been used to investigate low-Reynolds-number settling of monodisperse and polydisperse suspensions. We confirm the discovery that particle velocity fluctuations are strongly suppressed by no-slip walls at the top and bottom of the system, even in regions distant from the boundaries. We also show that a monodisperse suspension develops a strongly anisotropic long-range microstructure during the settling process, with vanishing density fluctuations in the… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 33 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 22 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 50 references

A model for velocity fluctuations in sedimentation

  • P. J. Mucha, Tee, S.-Y, D. A. Weitz, B. I. Shraiman, M. P. Brenner
  • J. Fluid Mech
  • 2004
Highly Influential
19 Excerpts

Long-range correlations in sedimentation

  • P. N. Segré, E. Herbolzheimer, P. M. Chaikin
  • Phys. Rev. Lett
  • 1997
Highly Influential
17 Excerpts

Dynamical simulations of sedimenting spheres

  • A.J.C. Ladd
  • Phys. Fluids A
  • 1993
Highly Influential
9 Excerpts

Sedimentation of homogeneous suspensions of non-Brownian spheres

  • A.J.C. Ladd
  • Phys. Fluids
  • 1997
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Numerical simulations of particulate suspensions via a discretized Boltzmann equation . Part 2 . Numerical results

  • A. J. C. Ladd
  • J . Fluid Mech .
  • 1994
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Sedimentation of small particles

  • E. J. Hinch
  • In Disorder and Mixing
  • 1988
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…