November 6, 2020 / pa

Short Course "Porous Media Free Flow Coupling" by Rainer Helmig

The short course takes place from November 6 to 20, 2020 in the framework of the "Short Course Series: Mathematics of Porous Media", organized by the Porous Media Group of the University of Bergen (Norway).
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SFB 1313 spokesman Rainer Helmig will give the online short course "Porous Media Free Flow Coupling"  from November 6 to 20, 2020.

Short Course Summary

The aim of the lectures is to give an insight into the physical-mathematical and numerical modelling of coupled free flow and porous-media flow systems. The special challenges of the physical-mathematical modelling will be discussed.  Selected models will be used to illustrate how promising approaches can lead to incorrect results.

Key questions that will be addressed are:

  • What are the most important fields of application (from salt precipitation of fuel cells and bio-technology)?
  • What are the main challenges for modelling coupled porous media-free flow systems at interfaces on different scales?

Learning Objectives

Lecture I: Model concepts
  • Free-flow system
    • Laminar and turbulent flow
    • Boundary layer effects
  • Porous-media system
  • Introduction to different coupling concepts (pro and cons)
Lecture II: Coupling concept for mass, momentum and energy transfer
  • Coupling: porous media (Pore scale) – free flow
  • Coupling: porous media (REV-scale) – free flow
Lecture III: Numerical solution strategies
  • Free flow (staggered-grid FV-Method)
  • Porous media flow (box or FV-methods, cell-centred or MPFA)
  • What is the best coupling concept?
  • Discussion of different solution strategies

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