Study of 'Wedge-Shaped`hopper with different geometric arrangemets

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Short description and remarks

'Wedge-Shaped'-Hoppers are widely spread in the field of chemical engineering and mechanical engineering.Hoppers come in different shapes and sizes.The hopper has two geometric characteristics namely t he half-angle and the outlet dimension.We studied cases with different half-angle and outlet dimensions of the hopper.
This page contains the 2D simulation of flows in a hopper with hopper half-angle=50 degrees,Inlet radius=1.25,outlet radius=0.25. The calculation starts from rest.The flow is observed with the Reynolds Number 1000.This simulation is part of a Software-Praktikum at the University of Dortmund in 2004.


  • Pressure

    Visualization via pressure plots, shaded (0.12 MB)

  • Streamfunction

    Visualization via streamline plots (0.12 MB)

  • Velocity

    Visualization via velocity plots (0.12 MB)

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