3-D particle modeling of gas bubbles in a liquid

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We use a molecular aggregate approach and classical, molecular dynamics type formulas to simulate the motion of gas bubbles within a liquid. For application, the liquid is taken to be water while the gas is taken to be carbon dioxide. The resulting dynamical equations are large systems of second-order, nonlinear, ordinary differential equations which are solved by a time-stepping numerical method. The rise of the bubbles and the motion of the water near the bubbles are described and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-246
Number of pages12
JournalComputers and Mathematics with Applications
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Feb 2000


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