Chapter 1. Computational Viscoelastic Fluid Mechanics and Numerical Studies of Turbulent Flows of Dilute Polymer Solutions

  1. Dr. Purushottam D. Gujrati3,4 and
  2. Dr. Arkadii I. Leonov5
  1. Antony N. Beris1 and
  2. Kostas D. Housiadas2

Published Online: 16 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630257.ch1

Modeling and Simulation in Polymers

Modeling and Simulation in Polymers

How to Cite

Beris, A. N. and Housiadas, K. D. (2010) Computational Viscoelastic Fluid Mechanics and Numerical Studies of Turbulent Flows of Dilute Polymer Solutions, in Modeling and Simulation in Polymers (eds P. D. Gujrati and A. I. Leonov), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630257.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Science, 302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH 44325-3909, USA

  2. 4

    The University of Akron, The Departments of Physics and Polymer Science, Akron, OH 44325, USA

  3. 5

    The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Engineering, Polymer Engineering Academic Center, Akron, OH 44325-0301, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Delaware, Department of Chemical Engineering, Newark, DE 19716, USA

  2. 2

    University of the Aegean, Department of Mathematics, Karlovassi, Samos, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324156

Online ISBN: 9783527630257

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Keywords:

  • dilute polymer solutions;
  • direct numerical simulations;
  • drag reductions;
  • machine accuracy;
  • numerical diffusivity;
  • viscoelastic fluid mechanics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Historical Perspective

  • Governing Equations and Polymer Modeling

  • Numerical Methods for DNS

  • Effects of Flow, Rheological, and Numerical Parameters on DNS of Turbulent Channel Flow of Dilute Polymer Solutions

  • Conclusions and Thoughts on Future Work

  • References