Software Enables Particle-Fluid Simulation

July 26, 2012
Platform enables development of coupled DEM-CFD solutions.

DEM Solutions has introduced an EDEM CFD Coupling Interface, which enables coupling of EDEM with any proprietary, open source or in-house multi-phase CFD solver to simulate fully coupled particle-fluid flow at the particle-scale.

The interface is suited for industrial and academic R&D to model processes such as fluidized beds, pneumatic and hydrodynamic transport of solids, solid-liquid mixing, and many other particle-fluid systems.

The new CFD Coupling Interface extends its capability to any CFD software with a multi-phase solver. It enables development of coupled DEM-CFD solutions using DEM simulation software.

The CFD Coupling Interface can access the custom particle property functions via the EDEM API providing a means of simulating any particle-fluid interaction including momentum, heat and mass transfer.

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