High-resolution finite volume methods for dusty gas jets and plumes

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High-resolution finite volume methods for dusty gas jets and plumes

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dc.contributor.author Pelanti, Marcia en_US
dc.contributor.author LeVeque, Randall J., 1955- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-20T21:36:30Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-20T21:36:30Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.citation SIAM J. SCI. COMPUT. , Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 1115-1360 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773/4638
dc.description.abstract We consider a model for dusty gas flow that consists of the compressible Euler equations for the gas coupled to a similar (but pressureless) system of equations for the mass, momentum, and energy of the dust. These sets of equations are coupled via drag terms and heat transfer. A high-resolution wave-propagation algorithm is used to solve the equations numerically. The one-dimensional algorithm is shown to give agreement with a shock tube test problem in the literature. The two-dimensional algorithm has been applied to model explosive volcanic eruptions in which an axisymmetric jet of hot dusty gas is injected into the atmospher and the expected behavior is observed at two different vent velocities. The methodology described here, with extensions to three dimensions and adaptive mesh refinement, is being used for more detailed studies of volcanic jet processes. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.rights Copyright @ 2006 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics en_US
dc.subject finite volume methods en_US
dc.subject hihg-resolution methods en_US
dc.subject volcanic flows en_US
dc.subject dusty gas en_US
dc.subject plumes en_US
dc.subject jets en_US
dc.subject shocks en_US
dc.title High-resolution finite volume methods for dusty gas jets and plumes en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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