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Title: A swirl generator case study for OpenFOAM
Published In: 25th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems. Timisoara, Romania IOP Publishing IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 12 012056
Description: This work presents numerical results, using OpenFOAM, of the flow in the swirl flow generator test rig developed at Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania. The unsteady method couples the rotating and stationary parts using a sliding grid interface based on a GGI formulation. Turbulence is modeled using the standard k-e model, and block structured wall function ICEM-Hexa meshes are used. The numerical results are validated against experimental LDV results, and against designed velocity profiles. The investigation shows that OpenFOAM gives results that are comparable to the experimental and designed profiles.
DOI:DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/12/1/012056
Publication year: 2010
Keywords:OpenFOAM, velocity profiles, comparison
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Authors: PETIT Olivier , BOSIOC Ilie Alin , NILSSON Hakan , MUNTEAN Sebastian , SUSAN-RESIGA Romeo ,
Type: International Conference Proceedings
Laboratory: Numerical Simulation and Parallel Computing Laboratory
Institution: UPT