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See detailModelling of the liquid distribution in a trickle flow packed column based upon X-ray tomography images
Toye, Dominique ULg; Marchot, Pierre ULg; Crine, Michel ULg et al

in Chemical Engineering Communications (1999), 175

X-ray tomography is used to characterise the liquid distribution in a 0.6 meter diameter and 2 meter height column filled with gas-liquid absorption polypropylene packing elements (Cascade Mini-Ring 1A ... [more ▼]

X-ray tomography is used to characterise the liquid distribution in a 0.6 meter diameter and 2 meter height column filled with gas-liquid absorption polypropylene packing elements (Cascade Mini-Ring 1A, Glitsch Benelux). The liquid holdup distribution is determined for liquid flowrates ranging from 1000 l/h to 6000 l/h, that correspond to superficial velocities ranging from 10(-3) to 6 10(-3) m/s, in several cross sections situated at different heights in the packed column. A characteristic length, corresponding to the smallest scale beyond which the packing properties may be supposed statistically homogenous and isotropic, as determined by Means of the autocorrelation function method applied to the images of the solid distribution. Both local and global liquid holdup measurements are satisfactorily modelled by means of a partial wetting model based on a probabilistic approach. [less ▲]

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See detailModelling of the Marine Carbon Cycle
Munhoven, Guy ULg

Scientific conference (2012, October 17)

The lecture is subdivided into two parts. The first one deals with the essence of modelling, with the main principles and stages of development. The procedure of model development will be exemplified on ... [more ▼]

The lecture is subdivided into two parts. The first one deals with the essence of modelling, with the main principles and stages of development. The procedure of model development will be exemplified on the basis of a practical question. During this first part, a number of concepts and parameters that are important for the particular case of ocean carbon cycle modelling are already introduced. In the second part, we further deepen these. We explore the main physical and biogeochemical processes that are important to understand how the carbon cycle operates in the world ocean and provide insight into the way they are represented in different types of models currently used. [less ▲]

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See detailModelling of the micro-mechanical behaviour of steel sheets during deep-drawing
Duchene, Laurent ULg; Godinas, A.; Habraken, Anne ULg et al

in Duflou, J. R.; Geiger, M.; Kals, H. J. J. (Eds.) et al Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Sheet Metal (2001)

This abstract presents a constitutive law based on Taylor's model implemented in our non-linear finite element code LAGAMINE. The yield locus is only locally described and a particular interpolation ... [more ▼]

This abstract presents a constitutive law based on Taylor's model implemented in our non-linear finite element code LAGAMINE. The yield locus is only locally described and a particular interpolation method has been developed. This local yield locus model uses a discrete representation of the material's texture. The interpolation method is presented and a deep-drawing application is simulated in order to show up the influence of the texture evolution during forming processes. [less ▲]

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See detailModelling of the North-West African Upwelling
Elmoussaoui, Abdellali; Djenidi, Salim ULg; Kostianoy, Andrey

in Proceedings of the International Conference "Physical processes on the ocean shelf" (1996)

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See detailModelling of the squeeze film air damping in MEMS
Barroso, Juan José Gómez; Bruls, Olivier ULg; Berli, Claudio et al

in Proceedings of the ENIEF Conference (2009)

We propose a formulation for modeling the squeeze film air damping in micro-plates typical of micro-electromechanical devices for micro switch applications. A special finite element is developed, in which ... [more ▼]

We propose a formulation for modeling the squeeze film air damping in micro-plates typical of micro-electromechanical devices for micro switch applications. A special finite element is developed, in which the nonlinear Reynolds equation for compressible film is used to analyze the air pressure field, whereas a standard linear elastic model is used for the displacement field. The formulation is based on a finite element discretization of both the pressure and displacement fields. The coupled equations of motion are established and, for harmonic oscillations, we show that the resulting damping matrix depends on the frequency. The typical dimensions and properties of the MEMS device are in the order of hundred micrometers length and some micrometers (3-8 micrometers) thick, with a separation from the substrate of also some micrometers (e.g. 3-5 micrometers). For these dimensions, the influence of damping owing to the surrounding air cannot be neglected, having an important contribution to the quality factor of the device. The influence of plate holes, which are necessary because of the fabrication process, determines also the dynamic behavior of the plate. Examples are presented, with comparisons to results of the bibliography. [less ▲]

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See detailModelling of the squeeze film air damping in MEMS
Bruls, Olivier ULg

Report (2008)

This document proposes a formulation of the squeeze film air damping in micro-plates. The nonlinear Reynolds equation for compressible film is used to analyze the air pressure field, whereas a standard ... [more ▼]

This document proposes a formulation of the squeeze film air damping in micro-plates. The nonlinear Reynolds equation for compressible film is used to analyze the air pressure field, whereas a standard linear elastic model is used for the displacement field. The formulation is based on a finite element discretization of both the pressure and displacement fields. The coupled equations of motion are established and, for harmonic oscillations, we show that the resulting damping matrix depends on the frequency. [less ▲]

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See detailModelling of the underground coal gasification process at Thulin on the basis of thermodynamical equilibria and isotopic measurements
Dufaux, Anne; Gaveau, Bénédicte; Létolle, René et al

in Fuel (1990), 69

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See detailModelling of the Unsaturated Flow in Porous Media; Handling of the 3D Behaviour with uncoupled 1DV/2DH Richards Equations
Paulus, Raphaël ULg; Dewals, Benjamin ULg; Erpicum, Sébastien ULg et al

in Proceedings of the 5th International Confrence on Advanced Computational Methods in Engineering (2011, November)

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See detailModelling of the wave propagation, the coastal currents and the induced topographic changes
Fraikin, Catherine; Archambeau, Pierre ULg; Erpicum, Sébastien ULg et al

in Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on River Sedimentation (2004)

This paper models the sea bottom evolution. This model is built up on three main parts. The first one describes the wave propagation, taking simultaneously into account the refraction, the diffraction and ... [more ▼]

This paper models the sea bottom evolution. This model is built up on three main parts. The first one describes the wave propagation, taking simultaneously into account the refraction, the diffraction and the reflection but also the energy dissipation caused by wave breaking. This model is solved by the numerical method of the finite volumes, using an iterative resolution (the GMRES method). Several validations of this model have been carried out on many examples such as harbors of various geometries and depths, beaches,… The wave induced currents are computed in the second part based on the concept of the radiation stresses describing the excess of the flux momentum caused by the waves. A model based on the complete Navier-Stokes equations integrated on the depth and associated with appropriated forcing and friction terms is used. This model is computed as an update of WOLF software (HACH, ULg) and is applied to some examples such as beaches with or without coastal structures. Finally, the third part is about the sediment transport. It exhibits the topographic modifications of the coastal sea bottom caused by the waves and their currents. A loop execution of these three models ends this work. It gives us an operational tool to describe the topographic evolution of the coastal areas caused by the incident waves, the induced currents and then the resulting sediment transport, fulfilling the objectives of this paper. [less ▲]

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See detailModelling of uses microorganisms in the degradation of natural polymers.
Thonart, Philippe ULg; Cotes, A. M.; Campos, D. et al

in Production and utilization of lignocellulosics (1991)

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See detailModelling on Multiple Scales
Bullinger, Eric ULg

Scientific conference (2012, June 19)

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See detailModelling phytoplankton succession and nutrient transfer along the Scheldt estuary (Belgium, The Netherlands)
Gypens, N.; Delhez, Eric ULg; Vanhoutte-Brunier, A. et al

in Journal of Marine Systems (2013), 128

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See detailModelling plant diseases impact with the Belgium Crop Growth Monitoring System.
El Jarroudi, Moussa ULg; Kouadio, Amani Louis ULg; Martin, Bertrand ULg et al

in Wery, Jacque; Shili-Touzi, I.; Perrin, A. (Eds.) PROCEEDING OF AGRO2010 the XIth ESA Congress (2010, September)

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See detailModelling rapidly rotating stars
Reese, Daniel ULg

in Journal of Physics: Conference Series (2008, October 01), 118

Recent interferometric observations have drawn attention to the effects of rapid rotation on stellar structure. Consequently, a number of 2D models and pulsation codes have been and are being developed in ... [more ▼]

Recent interferometric observations have drawn attention to the effects of rapid rotation on stellar structure. Consequently, a number of 2D models and pulsation codes have been and are being developed in order to gain a better understanding of such stars. These have shed light on effects like centrifugal deformation, gravity darkening, differential rotation and the transport of chemical elements and angular momentum. Pulsation modes within these stars have a different geometrical structure, characterised by a new organisation of the frequency spectrum, as shown by eigenmode calculations and ray dynamics. [less ▲]

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