A numerically consistent multiphase poiseuille flow computation by a new particle method

K. C. Ng, Y. H. Hwang, T. W.H. Sheu, M. Z. Yusoff

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Recently, there is a rising interest in simulating fluid flow by using particle methods, which are mesh-free. However, the viscous stresses (or diffusion term) appeared in fluid flow governing equations are commonly expressed as the second-order derivatives of flow velocities, which are usually discretized by an inconsistent numerical approach in a particle-based method. In this work, a consistent method in discretizing the diffusion term is implemented in our particle-based fluid flow solver (namely the Moving Particle Pressure Mesh (MPPM) method). The new solver is then used to solve a multiphase Poiseuille flow problem. The error is decreasing while the grid is refined, showing the consistency of our current numerical implementation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-87
Number of pages5
JournalJurnal Teknologi
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 01 Sep 2015


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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