This paper discusses how the landscape of fluidization technology has evolved over the last century
In this paper, the applicability of the MP-PIC method to model a biomass injector is investigated, and the effects on a system’s hydrodynamics of changing model inputs are discussed
The Role of GPU Computing in the Commercialization and Scale-Up of Fluidized Bed Conversion Processes
This paper explores how advances in GPU and multi-GPU computing have impacted 3D, transient simulations of fluidized bed conversion processes, resulting in simulations running up to 400x faster using GPUs in a single workstation compared with CPU-only performance.
Multiphase particle-in-cell simulation study of sorption enhanced steam methane reforming process in a bubbling fluidized bed reactor
The advantages of the MP-PIC method can be seen in this paper, where researchers use it to analyze the full hydrodynamics and thermochemistry of a fluidized bed reactor for a sorption enhanced steam methane reforming process.
Study on effect of gas distributor in fluidized bed reactors by hydrodynamics-reaction-coupled simulations
In order to analyze the effects that maldistribution of gas can have on FCC regenerator performance, researchers from China University of Petroleum conducted simulations using Barracuda Virtual Reactor.
MP-PIC simulation of circulating fluidized beds using an EMMS based drag model for Geldart B particles
In this study the multiphase particle-in-cell (MP-PIC) method is used for the simulation of two pilot-scale circulating fluidized beds (CFBs) with quartz sand belonging to Geldart’s group B as bed material
Numerical simulation of optimization, comparison, and selection of cyclone inlet transformation methods
Sinoma International Engineering uses Barracuda Virtual Reactor to analyze the different ways of reducing the resistance in cyclones
This paper discusses how impurities can effect chemical reactions in fluidized beds, and in doing so highlights Barracuda Virtual Reactor’s ability to accurately model multiphase chemistry.
CPFD Simulations on a Chlorination Fluidized Bed Reactor for Aluminum Production: an Optimization Study
This study outlines how Barracuda Virtual Reactor can be utilized to optimize models of fluidized bed reactors by manipulating simulation parameters and simulation geometry.
This paper shows how Barracuda Virtual Reactor can be used to validate mathematical analysis and verify expected relationships between parameters and results.