In the previous paper (Part 1) (P. Yuan and L. Schaefer, 2006, ASME J. Fluids Eng., 128, pp. 142–150), the multiphase isothermal lattice Boltzmann equation (LBE) model and single phase thermal LBE (TLBE) model were described. In this work, by combining these two models, the thermal two-phase LBE model is proposed. The coupling of the two models is through a suitably defined body force term. Due to the external nature of this coupling, the new model will have the same stability as the isothermal two-phase model. The applicability of the model is shown by the numerical simulation results of a thermal two-phase flow system in a rectangular channel. Our preliminary studies show that different equations of state, variable wettability, gravity and buoyancy effects, and relatively high Rayleigh numbers can be readily simulated by this new model.
A Thermal Lattice Boltzmann Two-Phase Flow Model and Its Application to Heat Transfer Problems—Part 2. Integration and Validation
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Yuan, P., and Schaefer, L. (August 10, 2005). "A Thermal Lattice Boltzmann Two-Phase Flow Model and Its Application to Heat Transfer Problems—Part 2. Integration and Validation." ASME. J. Fluids Eng. January 2006; 128(1): 151–156. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.2137344
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