Direct simulation Monte Carlo applications to liquid-vapor flows

A. Frezzotti, Paolo Barbante, Livio Gibelli

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The paper aims at presenting Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) extensions and applications to dense fluids. A succinct review of past and current research topics is presented, followed by a more detailed description of DSMC simulations for the numerical solution of the Enskog-Vlasov equation, applied to the study of liquid-vapor flows. Results about simulations of evaporation of a simple liquid in contact with a dense vapor are presented as an example.
Original languageEnglish
Article number062103
Number of pages14
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Volume31
Issue number6
Early online date4 Jun 2019
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 4 Jun 2019

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Kinetic theory
  • equations of state
  • LIQUID-VAPOR INTERFACE
  • consistent force field
  • simple liquids

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