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Title: Inertial effects on reactive particles advected by turbulence
Author: Reigada Sanz, Ramon
Sagués i Mestre, Francesc
Sancho, José M.
Keywords: Dinàmica de fluids
Física estadística
Fluid dynamics
Statistical physics
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: We study the problem of the advection of passive particles with inertia in a two-dimensional, synthetic, and stationary turbulent flow. The asymptotic analytical result and numerical simulations show the importance of inertial bias in collecting the particles preferentially in certain regions of the flow, depending on their density relative to that of the flow. We also study how these aggregates are affected when a simple chemical reaction mechanism is introduced through a Eulerian scheme. We find that inertia can be responsible for maintaining a stationary concentration pattern even under nonfavorable reactive conditions or destroying it under favorable ones.
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It is part of: Physical Review E, 2001, vol. 64, núm. 2, p. 026307-1-026307-9
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ISSN: 1539-3755
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