Lattice Boltzmann Method (2nd Ed., 2nd ed. 2019)
Fundamentals and Engineering Applications with Computer Codes


Language: Anglais

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This book introduces readers to the lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) for solving transport phenomena ? flow, heat and mass transfer ? in a systematic way. Providing explanatory computer codes throughout the book, the author guides readers through many practical examples, such as:

? flow in isothermal and non-isothermal lid-driven cavities;

? flow over obstacles;

? forced flow through a heated channel;

? conjugate forced convection; and

? natural convection.

Diffusion and advection?diffusion equations are discussed, together with applications and examples, and complete computer codes accompany the sections on single and multi-relaxation-time methods. The codes are written in MatLab. However, the codes are written in a way that can be easily converted to other languages, such as FORTRANm Python, Julia, etc. The codes can also be extended with little effort to multi-phase and multi-physics, provided the physics of the respective problem are known.

The second edition of this book adds new chapters, and includes new theory and applications. It discusses a wealth of practical examples, and explains LBM in connection with various engineering topics, especially the transport of mass, momentum, energy and molecular species.

This book offers a useful and easy-to-follow guide for readers with some prior experience with advanced mathematics and physics, and will be of interest to all researchers and other readers who wish to learn how to apply LBM to engineering and industrial problems. It can also be used as a textbook for advanced undergraduate or graduate courses on computational transport phenomena

Introduction and Kinetic of Particles.- The Boltzmann Equation.- Similarities and Scaling.- Boundary Conditions.- The Diffusion Equation.- Laplace and Poisson and Biharmonic Equations.- Advection-Diffusion Problems.- Isothermal Incompressible Fluid Flow.- Non-isothermal Incompressible Fluid Flow.- Multi-relaxation Schemes.- References.- Appendix-Computer Codes.

A. A. Mohamad's main areas of research are modelling and computational fluid dynamics, heat and mass transfer and combustion. He also works on energy systems analysis and solar energy. Dr. Mohamad is author and co-author of about 200 journal and conference papers.

Has been updated and expanded for this new edition with new chapters on theory and applications

Adds new sections on the transport of mass, momentum, energy, and molecular species

Provides detailed examples with complete computer codes

Avoids the most complicated mathematics and physics without neglecting the basic fundamentals of the method

Introduces the Lattice Boltzmann Method in a readable manner