CHBE 437

Research Summary

Fluid mechanics, Particle-laden flows, Non Newtonian flows, Heat and mass transfer, Numerical simulation, High performance computing, Multi-scale modelling


Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, 2010, HDR
Grenoble, 2000, Ph.D.
Grenoble, 1997, M. Fluid Mech.
Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, 1996, B.Eng.

Selected publications + presentations

Z. Yu, X. Shao and A. Wachs, A fictitious domain method for particulate flows with heat transfer, Journal of Computational Physics, 217(2), 424-452, 2006.

A. Wachs, PeliGRIFF, a parallel DEM-DLM/FD direct numerical simulation tool for 3D particuĀ­ late flows,Journal of Engineering Mathe atics, 71(1), 1-25,2010.

A. Wachs, Rising of 3D catalyst particles in a natural convection dominated flow by a parallel DNS method, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 35(11), 2169-2185, 2011.

A. Wachs, L. Girolami, G. Vinay, and G. Ferrer, Grains3D, a flexible DEM approach for parĀ­ ticles ofarbitrary convex shape- Part I: numerical model and validations, Powder Technology, 224, 374-389, 2012.

M. Rahmani and A. Wachs, Free falling and rising of spherical and angular particles, Physics of Fluids, 26, 083301, 2014