Lyczkowski, Robert W.

The History of Multiphase Science and Computational Fluid Dynamics

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Robert W. Lyczkowski

Part I. Predestination

2. Cleveland State University, Cleveland 1959–1964
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3. Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago 1964–1970
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Part II. In a State Far Away 1970–1977

4. The Seeds Are Sown by Larry Ybarrondo and Charlie Solbrig in a State Far Away, Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5. Project Development Begins
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6. Characteristics Analysis of the One-Dimensional, Two-Fluid Partial Differential Equations (PDE’s) Developed by Charlie Solbrig and Dan Hughes
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7. The SLOOP Code Development
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8. The Characteristics Paper Caper
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Part III. The Rise of CFD Codes

9. RETRAN Is Initiated at Energy Incorporated for EPRI Hiring the Core SLOOP Code Participants
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10. RELAP5 is Initiated by Vic Ransom and Dick Wagner Funded by Larry Ybarrondo
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11. DOE Starts Code Development at Systems, Science and Software and JAYCOR to Address the Energy Crisis Caused by the Oil Embargos
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12. IIT Code Begins Using Los Alamos’ K-FIX Code
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13. METC Starts Erosion R&D Cooperative Venture and MFIX Code Development Using FLUFIX Code
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14. The Rise of the First Commercial CFD Codes: PHOENICS, FLUENT, FIDAP, CFX, FLOW-3D, and STAR-CD
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Part IV. Attempts to Establish a National Program for Multiphase Flow Research

15. The Failure of Argonne National Laboratory to Establish the Multiphase Flow Research Institute
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16. DOE OIT Virtual Center for Multiphase Dynamics Effort Begins—Becomes the Multiphase Fluid Dynamics Research Consortium
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17. NETL Initiates Workshops on Multiphase Flow Research Later Called Multiphase Flow Science
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Part V. Muliphase Conferences and Gidaspow’s Books

18. Conferences and Workshops Addressing Multiphase Needs and Problems Begin Due to Professor Dimitri Gidaspow’s Initiatives
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19. Gidaspow Publishes His Two Multiphase Books
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20. Conclusion—What Does the Future Hold?
Robert W. Lyczkowski

Keywords: Engineering, Engineering Fluid Dynamics, Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems, History of Technology, Fluid- and Aerodynamics

Publication year
Mechanical Engineering Series
Page amount
17 pages
Technology, Energy, Traffic
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