This paper compares the results of a two-fluid model (TFM) of a fluidized bed to other CFD methods, including Barracuda Virtual Reactor.
Researchers use Barracuda Virtual Reactor to predict particle flow behaviors under different operating conditions
Validation and Application of CPFD Models in Simulating Hydrodynamics and Reactions in Riser Reactor with Geldart A Particles
In this paper, a model developed using Barracuda Virtual Reactor is used to quantify the relationship between the flow hydrodynamics and the chemical reactions in multiphase flow-reaction systems.
Modeling and Process Features of Plug Flow Reactor with Internal Recirculation for Biomass Pyrolysis
Virtual Reactor simulation of a biomass pyrolysis reactor, by Kokourine and Adham at Hatch, verifies that plug-flow with internal-recirculation (PFIR) can be achieved under reasonable operating conditions.
Numerical Simulation of a Commercial FCC Regenerator Using Multiphase Particle-in-Cell Methodology (MP-PIC)
The simulation results in this paper show the numerous modeling capabilities of the MP-PIC approach to identify possible performance and reliability issues of an industrial Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) regenerator..
Influence of Drag Laws on Pressure and Bed Material Recirculation Rate in a Cold Flow Model of an 8 MW Dual Fluidized Bed System by Means of CPFD
A cold flow model of an 8 MW dual fluidized bed (DFB) system is simulated using Barracuda Virtual Reactor, and then the effect of the chosen drag law on the hydrodynamics is analyzed.
In this paper, Barracuda Virtua Reactor was used to help disprove the notion that probes do not affect the data collected in circulating fluidized bed risers and prove that intrusive probe measurements consistently mispredict the behavior of the system.
Computational Particle-Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Gas-Solid Flow in a Circulating Fluidized Bed with Air or O2/CO2 as Fluidizing Gas
Computational particle-fluid dynamics (CPFD) simulation was carried out to examine the influence of air versus O2/CO2 as the fluidizing gas on the hydrodynamics of gas-solid flow in a cold-mode circulating fluidized bed.
Simulation of a Large-Scale FCC Riser Using a Combination of MP-PIC and Four-Lump Oil-Cracking Kinetic Models
The MP-PIC method upon which Barracuda Virtual Reactor is based is used to simulate riser hydrodynamics of an FCC process