Volume 7, Issue 2
A Lattice Boltzmann Study of Phase Separation in Liquid-vapor Systems with Gravity

Artur Cristea ,  Giuseppe Gonnella ,  Antonio Lamura and Victor Sofonea

10.4208/cicp.2009.08.205

Commun. Comput. Phys., 7 (2010), pp. 350-361.

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  • Abstract

Phase separation of a two-dimensional van der Waals fluid subject to a gravitational force is studied by numerical simulations based on lattice Boltzmann methods implemented with a finite difference scheme. A growth exponent α=1 is measured in the direction of the external force.

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Published online: 2010-02

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