Application of the lattice-Boltzmann method for simulating attachment of ink particles in paper

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dc.contributor.author Riikilä, Timo
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-22T11:13:21Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-22T11:13:21Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201211223057 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/40411
dc.description.abstract In this thesis the basic properties of the lattice- Boltzmann method (LBM) are introduced. Also, a particle model used in combination with LBM is presented, and the combined model is then applied to ink propagation in samples of paper. Simulation geometries were acquired with two different methods, namely confocal microscopy and X-ray tomography. The effect of simulation parameters and paper properties on ink propagation was considered. Promising results were acquired with both image acquiring techniques, but for a better consistency between simulations and experiments the methods should be combined so as to get images that include the full thickness of the sample together with the ink distribution. Adjustment of simulation parameters in confocal microscopy geometries showed that diffusion coefficient was the main parameter that explained the form of the ink distribution curves. This suggests an intuitively expected result: ink tends to move with the major flow channels unless diffusion is strong enough to separate enough of ink particles from the flow. Simulations done in samples of varying sizing gave incoherent results. One simulation series was in agreement with experimental results, while another was not. Possible explanations to this dilemma includes effects of paper heterogeneity on the results, differencies in paper properties in macroscopically different parts of the paper, and chemical effects not taken into consideration in the model. We can conclude however that simulations with the methods applied here qualitatively capture the main features of the settling in paper. In part this conclusion is based in the fact that the experimentally observed division into two separate components in the distribution of attached ink pigments was also realised in the simulations.
dc.format.extent 54 s.
dc.language.iso eng
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dc.rights Julkaisu on tekijänoikeussäännösten alainen. Teosta voi lukea ja tulostaa henkilökohtaista käyttöä varten. Käyttö kaupallisiin tarkoituksiin on kielletty. fi
dc.subject.other lattice-Boltzmann
dc.title Application of the lattice-Boltzmann method for simulating attachment of ink particles in paper
dc.type Book en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201211223057
dc.subject.ysa painovärit
dc.subject.ysa paperi
dc.type.dcmitype Text en
dc.type.ontasot Pro gradu fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Matemaattis-luonnontieteellinen tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Faculty of Mathematics and Science en
dc.contributor.laitos Fysiikan laitos fi
dc.contributor.laitos Department of Physics en
dc.contributor.yliopisto University of Jyväskylä en
dc.contributor.yliopisto Jyväskylän yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.oppiaine soveltava fysiikka fi
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