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    Author(s): Xiaoying Rong; Dewei Qi; Guowei He; Jun Yong Zhu; Tim Scott
    Date: 2008
    Source: Computers and mathematics with applications. Vol. 55 (2008): Pages 1560-1567.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Dynamics of single curved fiber sedimentation under gravity are simulated by using the lattice Boltzmann method. The results of migration and rotation of the curved fiber at different Reynolds numbers are reported. The results show that the rotation and migration processes are sensitive to the curvature of the fiber.

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    Rong, Xiaoying; Qi, Dewei; He, Guowei; Zhu, Jun Yong; Scott, Tim 2008. Single curved fiber sedimentation under gravity. Computers and mathematics with applications. Vol. 55 (2008): Pages 1560-1567.

    Keywords

    Lattice Boltzmann simulation, fiber suspensions, curved fibers, curvature, Reynolds number, flocculation, papermaking, particles, dispersion, fiber properties, particle shape, fiber curvature, sedimentation analysis, flexibility, Boltzmann method

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