Volume Scattering of Radiation in Packed Beds of Large, Opaque Spheres

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Quinn Brewster

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801

J. Heat Transfer 126(6), 1048-1050 (Jan 26, 2005) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1795247 History: Received April 23, 2004; Revised April 30, 2004; Online January 26, 2005
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Extinction coefficient times particle radius, after Fig. 5 of Ref. 14 for various numerical models 4514 and two analytical models, point scattering [Eq. (4)] and volume scattering [Eq. (5)]
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Volume-scattering augmentation factor for extinction coefficient from mean beam length [1/(1−fv)] and Monte Carlo simulation (Sr) in packed beds for opaque spheres 4
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Participating medium comprised of absorbing, reflecting spheres of nonvanishing volume (nonpoint scatterers) surrounded by nonparticipating gas
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Parallel cylinders in an equilateral triangle array (see Ex. 6.23 of Ref. 9)




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