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An Improved Three-Dimensional Level Set Method for Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flows

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Hiroyuki Takahira

Department of Energy Systems Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University 1-1 Gakuen-cho, Sakai, Osaka 599-8531, Japan  

Tomonori Horiuchi

Graduate School of Osaka Prefecture University 1-1 Gakuen-cho, Sakai, Osaka 599-8531, Japan  

Sanjoy Banerjee

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA

J. Fluids Eng 126(4), 578-585 (Sep 10, 2004) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1777232 History: Received March 27, 2003; Revised November 08, 2003; Online September 10, 2004
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Figures

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Influence of density ratio on the pressure distribution: (a) 51×51×51 mesh, (b) 102×102×102 mesh.
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Influence of interpolation for intermediate volume flux on pressure fields (pressure distribution: Re=50,We=1,Fr=1,λ=0.001): (a) use Uin with 51×51×51 mesh, (b) use Eq. (22) with 51×51×51 mesh, (c) use Eq. (22) with 102×102×102 mesh.
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Merger of two rising bubbles.
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Volume conservation for two rising bubbles.
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Relative error of bubble volume for two rising bubbles.
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Influence of numerical diffusion on the volume conservation for two rising bubbles.
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Evolution of a liquid jet resulting from the submerged gas bubble.
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Volume conservation for the gas bubble bursting at a free surface.

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