Mathematical modelling of fumigant transport in stored grain

Mat Isa, Zaiton (2014) Mathematical modelling of fumigant transport in stored grain. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

Computational fluid dynamics, analytical solutions, and mathematical modelling approaches are used to gain insights into the distribution of fumigant gas within farm-scale, grain storage silos. Both fan-forced and tablet fumigation are considered in this work, which develops new models for use by researchers, primary producers and silo manufacturers to assist in the eradication grain storage pests.

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ID Code: 75420
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Farrell, Troy, Fulford, Glenn, & Kelson, Neil
Keywords: porous media, Darcy's Law, Laplace equation, mathematical modelling, fumigation, computational fluid dynamics, phosphine, grain storage, traverse time, silo
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Mathematical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 17 Sep 2014 06:03
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2015 00:50

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