A finite volume based Eulerian-Lagrangian model has been created within OpenFoam® in order to predict the behavior of particle clouds as well as particle deposition thicknesses on substrates under the influence of electro-static effects. Resulting deposition pattern predictions were experimentally validated. It is demonstrated qualitatively and quantitatively that the measured deposition thicknesses and patterns vary by- i) Applied voltage, ii) Airflow rate, pistol-substrate iii) Distance & iv) Angle.
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Official citation: Boiger, Gernot Kurt; Lienhard, Viktor ; Boldrini, Marlon ; Siyahhan, Bercan ; Khawaja, Hassan; Moatamedi, Mojtaba, 2020. Multiphysics Eulerian-Lagrangian electrostatic particle spray- and deposition model for OpenFOAM® and KaleidoSim® cloud-platform . The International Journal of Multiphysics. 14 (1), pp. 1-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21152/1750-9522.214.171.124