Journal articles


A. Charogiannis, F. Denner, B. van Wachem, S. Kalliadasis and Christos N. Markides, Detailed hydrodynamic characterization of harmonically excited falling-film flows: A combined experimental and computational study, Physical Review Fluids 2 (2017), 014002.

B. van Wachem, K. Thalberg, J. Remmelgas, I. Niklasson‐Björn, Simulation of dry powder inhalers: Combining micro‐scale, meso‐scale and macro‐scale modeling, AIChE Journal 63 (2017), pp 501-516

R. Wilson, D. Dini, and B. van Wachem, The influence of surface roughness and adhesion on particle rolling, Powder Technology 312 (2017).

F. Denner, F. Evrard, R. Serfaty and B. van Wachem, Artificial viscosity model to mitigate numerical artefacts at fluid interfaces with surface tension, Computers and Fluids 143 (2017), 59-72.


F. Denner, Frequency dispersion of small-amplitude capillary waves in viscous fluids, Physical Review E 94 (2016), 023110.

O. Oke, B. van Wachem and L. Mazzei, Lateral solid mixing in gas-fluidized beds: CFD and DEM studies, Chemical Engineering Research and Design 114 (2016), pp. 148-161

D. Liu, B. van Wachem, R.F. Mudde, X. Cheng, and J.R. van Ommen, Characterization of fluidized nanoparticle agglomerates by using adhesive CFD-DEM simulation, Powder Technology 304 (2016), pp. 198-207

L. Li, J. Remmelgas, B. van Wachem, C. von Corswant, S. Folestad, M. Johansson, and A. Rasmuson, Effect of Drag Models on Residence Time Distributions of Particles in a Wurster Fluidized Bed: a DEM-CFD Study, KONA Powder and Particle Journal 33 (2016), pp. 264-277

D. Liu, B. van Wachem, R.F. Mudde, X. Chen, J.R. van Ommen, An adhesive CFD‐DEM model for simulating nanoparticle agglomerate fluidization, AIChE Journal 62 (2016), pp. 2259–2270

R. Wilson, D. Dini and B. van Wachem, A numerical study exploring the effect of particle properties on the fluidization of adhesive particles, AIChE Journal 62 (2016), pp. 1467–1477

F. Denner, M. Pradas, A. Charogiannis, Christos N. Markides, B. van Wachem and S. Kalliadasis, Self-similarity of solitary waves on inertia-dominated falling liquid films, Physical Review E 93 (2016), 033121.


F. Denner and B. van Wachem, TVD differencing on three-dimensional unstructured meshes with monotonicity-preserving correction of mesh skewness, Journal of Computational Physics 298 (2015), 466-479.

F. Denner and B. van Wachem, Numerical time-step restrictions as a result of capillary waves, Journal of Computational Physics 285 (2015), 24-40.


F. Denner and B. van Wachem, Compressive VOF method with skewness correction to capture sharp interfaces on arbitrary meshes, Journal of Computational Physics 279 (2014), 127-144.

F. Denner and B. van Wachem, Fully-coupled balanced-force VOF framework for arbitrary meshes with least-squares curvature evaluation from volume fractions, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals 65 (2014), 218-255.

F. Denner, D. van der Heul, G. Oud, M. Villar, A. da Silveira Neto and B. van Wachem, Comparative study of mass-conserving interface capturing frameworks for two-phase flows with surface tension, International Journal of Multiphase Flow 61 (2014), 37-47.


F. Denner and B. van Wachem, On the convolution of fluid properties and surface force for interface capturing methods, International Journal of Multiphase Flow 54 (2013), 61-64.