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Table 3

General features of the CFD model.

Parameter Model
Solver Pressure based, double precision
Geometry 2-dimensional axisymmetric
Turbulence Laminar flow
Discretization Pressure: standard
Density: first order upwind
Momentum: first order upwind
Turbulent kinetic energy: first order upwind
Specific dissipation rate: first order upwind
Walls No-slip
Temperature of the wall 323 K
Time step size 1 s
Mesh type Uniform rectangle
Mesh size 1 mm × 1 mm
The number of mesh 156000
Pressure drop of the bed ΔP/L [kPa/m] = a × v [m/s],
a = 1.45 × 105 [kPa·s/m2]

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