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Sankaran Sundaresan

Selected Publications

  1. “Drag law for bidispersegas-solid suspensions containing equally sized spheres.” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 48, 227-241 2009 [with X. Yin].
  2. “Fluid-particle drag in low-Reynolds-number polydisperse gas-solid suspensions.” AIChE J., 55, 1352-1368 2009 [with X. Yin].
  3. “Deagglomeration of nanoparticle aggregates via rapid expansion of supercritical or high-pressure suspensions.” AIChE J., 55, 2807-2826 2009 [with D. To, R. Dave, and X. Yin].
  4. “Shear flow of assemblies of cohesive granular materials under constant applied normal stress.” Powder Technol., 183, 340-355 2008 [with L. Aarons].
  5. “Two-way coupled large eddy simulations of gas-solid flow in cyclone separators.” AIChE J., 54, 872-885 2008. [with J. J. Derksen, and H. E. A. van der Akker].
  6. “Filtered two-fluid models for fluidized gas-particle suspensions.” AIChE J., 54, 1431-1448 2008. [Y. Igci, A. T. Andrews, S. Pannala, and T. O’Briens].
  7. “Lattice-Boltzmann simulation of two-fluid model equations.” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 47, 9165-9173 2008. [with K. Sankaranarayanan].
  8. “Coarse-Grained Computations of Demixing in Dense Gas-Fluidized Beds.” Phys. Rev.E., 75, 051309, 2007 [with S.J. Moon and I.G. Kevrekidis].
  9. “Analysis of the Flow in Inhomogeneous Particle Beds Using the Spatially Averaged Two-Fluid Equations.” Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 32, 106-131, 2006 [with A. ten Cate].
  10. “Simulation of Bubble Breakup Dynamics in Homogeneous Turbulence.” Chem. Eng. Comm., 193, 1038-1063, 2006 [with D. Qian, J.B. McLaughlin, K. Sankaranarayanan, and K. Kontomaris].
  11. “Analysis of Unsteady Forces in Ordered Arrays of Monodisperse Spheres.” J. Fluid Mech., 552, 257-287, 2006 [with A. ten Cate].
  12. “Simulation of Mass-Loading Effects in Gas-Solid Cyclone Separators.” Powder Tech., 163, 59-68, 2006 [with J.J. Derksen and H.E.A. van den Akker].
  13. “Particle Simulation of Vibrated Gas-Fluidized Beds of Cohesive Fine Powders.” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 45, 6966-6977, 2006 [with S.J. Moon and I.G. Kevrekidis]
  14. “Multiscale Modeling of Gas-Fluidized Beds.” Adv. Chem. Eng., 31, 65-149, 2006 [with M.A. van der Hoef, M. Ye, M. van Sint Annaland, A.T. Andrews IV, and J.A.M. Kuipers].
  15. “Compaction and Dilation Rate Dependence of Stresses in Gas-Fluidized Beds.” Phys. Fluids, 18, 083304, 2006 [with S.J. Moon and I. G. Kevrekidis].
  16. “Shear Flow of Assemblies of Cohesive and Non-Cohesive Granular Materials.” Powder Tech., 169, 10-21, 2006 [with L. Aarons].
  17. “Segregated Methods for Two-Fluid Models.” Chapter 10: in Computational Methods for Multiphase Flow, A. Prosperetti and G. Tryggvason, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2006 [with A. Prosperetti, S. Pannala & D.Z. Zhang].
  18. “Scale-Up Strategy Applied to Solid-Acid Alkylation Process.” Oil & Gas J., 104, 48-54 2006 [with M. Mukherjee, J. Nehlsen, G.D. Suciu, and J. Dixon]
  19. “Coarse-Grid Simulation of Gas-Particle Flows in Vertical Risers.” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 44, 6022-6037, 2005 [with A.T. Andrews IV and P.N. Loezos].
  20. “Coarse Bifurcation Studies of Bubble Flow Lattice Boltzmann Simulations.” Chem. Eng. Sci., 59, 2357-2362, 2004 [with C. Theodoropoulos, K. Sankaranarayanan, and I.G. Kevrekidis].
  21. “Aerated Vibrofluidization of Silica Nanoparticles.” AIChE J., 50, 1776-1785, 2004 [with C.H. Nam, R. Pfeffer, and R.N. Dave].
  22. “Silo Music and Silo Quake: Granular Flow-Induced Vibration.” Powder Tech., 145, 190-202, 2004 [with B.K. Muite, S.F. Quinn, and K.K. Rao].
  23. “Instabilities in Fluidized Beds.” Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech., 35, 63-88, 2003.
  24. “Analysis of a Frictional-Kinetic Model for Gas-Particle Flow.” Powder Tech., 129, 72-85, 2003 [with A. Srivastava].
  25. “Electrical Capacitance Tomography Measurements on Vertical and Inclined Pneumatic Conveying of Granular Solids.” Chem. Eng. Sci., 58, 4225-4245, 2003 [with K. Zhu, S.M. Rao, and C.-H. Wang].
  26. “A Comparative Study of Lattice Boltzmann and Front-Tracking Finite-Difference Methods for Bubble Simulations.” Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 29, 109-116, 2003 [with K. Sankaranarayanan, I.G. Kevrekidis, J. Lu, and G. Tryggvason].
  27. “Workshop Findings.” Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 29, 1047-1059, 2003 [with T.J. Hanratty, T. Theofanous, J.-M. Delhaye, J. Eaton, J. McLaughlin, A. Prosperetti, and G. Tryggvason].
  28. “Appendix 2: Report of Study Group on Disperse Flow.” Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 29, 1069-1087, 2003 [with J. Eaton, D.L. Koch, and J.M. Ottino].
  29. “Analysis of Drag and Virtual Mass Forces in Bubbly Suspensions Using an Implicit Formulation of the Lattice Boltzmann Method.” J. Fluid Mech., 452, 61-96, 2002 [with K. Sankaranarayanan, X. Shan, and I.G. Kevrekidis].
  30. “Role of Wall Friction in Fluidization and Standpipe Flow.” Powder Tech., 124, 45-54, 2002 [with A. Srivastava].
  31. “The Effect of Static Electrification on Gas-Solid Flows in Vertical Risers.” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 41, 6224-6234, 2002 [with M.F. Al-Adel and D.A. Saville].
  32. “The Role of Meso-Scale Structures on Dispersion in Gas-Particle Flows.” In Circulating Fluidized Beds, VII, J.R. Grace, J. Zhu, and H.I. deLasa, Eds., Can. Society of Chemical Engineering, Ottawa, p. 427-434, 2002 [with P. Loezos]
  33. “The Role of Contact Stresses and Wall Friction on Fluidization.” Chem. Eng. Sci., 57, 5123-5141, 2002 [with P.N. Loezos and P. Costamagna].
  34. “Lift Force in Bubbly Suspensions.” Chem. Eng. Sci., 57, 3521-3542, 2002 [with K. Sankaranarayanan].
  35. “The Role of Meso-Scale Structures in Rapid Gas-Solid Flows.” J. Fluid Mech., 455, 151-185, 2001 [with K. Agrawal, P.N. Loezos, and M. Syamlal].
  36. “Electrical Capacitance Tomography Measurements on the Pneumatic Conveying of Solids.” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 40, 4216-4226, 2001 [with S.M. Rao, K. Zhu, and C.-H. Wang].
  37. “Some Outstanding Questions in Handling of Cohesionless Particles.” Powder Tech., 115, 2-7, 2001.
  38. “Perspective: Modeling the Hydrodynamics of Multiphase Flow Reactors: Current Status and Challenges.” AIChE J., 46, 1102-1105, 2000.