Simulations of Mixing Fluids

From rotating impellers stirring air into a liquid, to a turbulent jet entering a moving flow, mixing processes are essential to almost every industrial application you can think of. Omar Matar and his research group at Imperial College London are experts in running numerical simulations to model mixing in multiphase flows. Here, we see examples of mixing in stirred tanks, mixing through droplet collisions, and mixing at interfaces.

This video is part of a collaboration between FYFD and the Journal of Fluid Mechanics featuring a series of interviews with researchers from the APS DFD 2017 conference.

Sponsored by FYFD, the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, and the UK Fluids Network. Produced by Tom Crawford and Nicole Sharp with assistance from A.J. Fillo.

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