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Summary of CFD work on aeration tanks

ReferenceCFD platformMultiphase modelTurbulence modelBubble size & shapeDrag modelValidation study
Sánchez et al. (2018)  OpenFOAM Eulerian k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Schiller-Naumann No 
Rehman et al. (2017)  ANSYS Fluent Mixture Realizable k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Shiller-Nauman Yes 
Karpinska & Bridgeman (2017)  ANSYS Fluent Eulerian k-ω Variable (ellipse, sphere) Clift et al. Yes 
Rehman et al. (2014)  ANSYS Fluent Mixture Realizable k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Shiller-Nauman Yes 
Samstag et al. (2012)  ANSYS Fluent Mixture Standard k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Shiller-Nauman Yes 
Gresch et al. (2011)  ANSYS CFX Eulerian k-ω Constant (sphere) Ishii-Zuber Yes 
Le Moullec et al. (2010)  ANSYS Fluent Eulerian Standard k-ɛ Constant (sphere) User defined function (UDF) Yes 
Talvy et al. (2007)  ANSYS Fluent Eulerian Standard k-ɛ Variable (ellipse, sphere) Karamanev-Nikolov Yes 
Fayolle et al. (2007)  ANSYS Fluent Eulerian Standard k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Clift et al. Yes 
Do-Quang et al. (1998)  ASTRID Eulerian Standard k-ɛ Constant (sphere) UDF No 
ReferenceCFD platformMultiphase modelTurbulence modelBubble size & shapeDrag modelValidation study
Sánchez et al. (2018)  OpenFOAM Eulerian k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Schiller-Naumann No 
Rehman et al. (2017)  ANSYS Fluent Mixture Realizable k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Shiller-Nauman Yes 
Karpinska & Bridgeman (2017)  ANSYS Fluent Eulerian k-ω Variable (ellipse, sphere) Clift et al. Yes 
Rehman et al. (2014)  ANSYS Fluent Mixture Realizable k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Shiller-Nauman Yes 
Samstag et al. (2012)  ANSYS Fluent Mixture Standard k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Shiller-Nauman Yes 
Gresch et al. (2011)  ANSYS CFX Eulerian k-ω Constant (sphere) Ishii-Zuber Yes 
Le Moullec et al. (2010)  ANSYS Fluent Eulerian Standard k-ɛ Constant (sphere) User defined function (UDF) Yes 
Talvy et al. (2007)  ANSYS Fluent Eulerian Standard k-ɛ Variable (ellipse, sphere) Karamanev-Nikolov Yes 
Fayolle et al. (2007)  ANSYS Fluent Eulerian Standard k-ɛ Constant (sphere) Clift et al. Yes 
Do-Quang et al. (1998)  ASTRID Eulerian Standard k-ɛ Constant (sphere) UDF No 
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