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Settling of particles in homogeneous shear turbulence
Michel van Hinsberg, Herman Clercx, Federico Toschi
Session: Lagrangian aspects of turbulence 1
Session starts: Wednesday 26 August, 10:30
Presentation starts: 10:30
Room: Room F

Michel van Hinsberg (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Herman Clercx (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Federico Toschi (Eindhoven University of Technology)

The settling of (inertial) particles is studied in homogeneous shear turbulence. A drift velocity perpendicular to gravity is measured due to the interplay between the homogeneous shear turbulence and gravity acting on the particles. We introduce a model to predict and understand this phenomenon.