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dc.contributor.advisorZhang, Ju
dc.contributor.authorLe, Man Minh
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-17T14:21:21Z
dc.date.available2019-12-17T14:21:21Z
dc.date.created2019-12
dc.date.issued2019-12
dc.date.submittedDecember 2019
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11141/3028
dc.descriptionThesis (M.S.) - Florida Institute of Technology, 2019.en_US
dc.description.abstractIn this work, we developed a numerical model for phase transition in shock-tube problem. This work focused on simulating shock-tube problem and the numerical framework is based on a two-phase flow model. Our simulation tool is an in-house FORTRAN multiphase compressible flow solver, RocSDT [31]. Specifically, this involves the Euler equations along with the Stiffened Gas Equation of State (EOS), an interface of liquid-gas type, and the effects of heat and mass transfer due to phase transition. This thesis described the implementation and incorporation of a phase transition model into a system of five partial differential equation model and the associated thermodynamic theory. The thermal and chemical source terms for phase transition modeling are handled via a sequence of relaxation processes that drive the mixture to the desired equilibrium conditions. In particular, a simple algebraic system of equations is used to solve for the equilbrium conditions. This algebraic relaxation technique along with our five-equation model are shown to be simple and effective.en_US
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dc.rightsCC BY 4.0en_US
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcodeen_US
dc.titleNumerical Modeling of Phase Transition in Shock Tube Problemen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.date.updated2019-10-04T18:57:52Z
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science in Mechanical Engineeringen_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineMechanical Engineeringen_US
thesis.degree.departmentMechanical and Civil Engineeringen_US
thesis.degree.grantorFlorida Institute of Technologyen_US
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