Improvement of donor-acceptor method and the calculation of surface tension force term in VOF (volume of fluid) method

Hidemi Shirakawa, Yasuyuki Takata, Torato Kuroki, Takehiro Ito

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Abstract

A new donor-acceptor method and a calculation technique for estimating the surface tension force term have been developed in order to improve VOF (volume of fluid) method. The improved VOF consists of (1) calculation of liquid quantity transferred from donor to acceptor cell by grouped into 11 interface patterns, (2) correction of liquid transfer rate by considering movement in oblique direction, (3) correction of inner cells with defects under conservation of total liquid quantity, (4) highly accurate calculation technique for estimating the surface tension force term by approximating the liquid-vapor interface to a circle. We applied the improved VOF method to a simulation of oscillating liquid drop in which the surface tension force is dominant and the obtained frequency agrees well with the theoretical one.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4068-4075
Number of pages8
JournalNippon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, B Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part B
Volume62
Issue number604
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1996

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Surface tension
interfacial tension
Fluids
fluids
Liquids
estimating
liquids
liquid-vapor interfaces
cells
conservation
defects
Conservation
Vapors
simulation
Defects

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  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering

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