Chapter 4. Collisions of Particles in a Turbulent Flow

  1. Prof. Dr. Leonid Zaichik1,
  2. Dr. Vladimir M. Alipchenkov2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Emmanuil G. Sinaiski3

Published Online: 25 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626250.ch4

Particles in Turbulent Flows

Particles in Turbulent Flows

How to Cite

Zaichik, L., Alipchenkov, V. M. and Sinaiski, E. G. (2008) Collisions of Particles in a Turbulent Flow, in Particles in Turbulent Flows, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626250.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Russian Academy of Sciences, Nuclear Safety Institute, Moscow, Russ. Federation

  2. 2

    Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute for High Temperatures, Moscow, Russ. Federation

  3. 3

    Leipzig, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527407392

Online ISBN: 9783527626250



  • turbulent flow;
  • collisions of particles;
  • collision frequency


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Collision Frequency of Monodispersed Particles in Isotropic Turbulence

  • Collision Frequency in the Case of Combined Action of Turbulence and the Average Velocity Gradient

  • Particle Collisions in an Anisotropic Turbulent Flow

  • Boundary Conditions for the Disperse Phase with the Consideration of Particle Collisions

  • The Effect of Particle Collisions on Turbulent Stresses in a Homogeneous Shear Flow

  • The Effect of Collisions on Particle Motion in a Vertical Channel