CFD-Based Development of Adaptive System Design for Regulating the Deposit Inflow

Authors: Belova O.V. , Volkov V.Yu., Zhuravlev O.N., Zorina I.G., Krutikov A.A. , Semikin D.A., Skibin A.P.  Published: 29.05.2014
Published in issue: #3(96)/2014  


Category: Design  
Keywords: adaptive system, valve, throttle, magnet, coercive force, hydrodynamic force, software complex STAR-CCM+

Results of variant calculations of hydrodynamic forces acting on a valve of the adaptive system for inflow regulation depending on the flowrate are given for the case of a flow of liquid working medium (water). The relationships are defined for a hydrodynamic force that acts on the valve depending on the flowrate through the valve. A numerical verification of the obtained data is performed. For a forward direction of the working medium flow, the flowrate-induced forces are found that act on the magnetic valve depending on its position. According to the obtained data, a coercive force of the magnet is determined that should be 1.5 N. The more practically feasible design of a draining channel of bypass main is checked. In conformity with the obtained data, the hydrodynamic force acting on the valve differs by less than 3 % depending on the draining channel design.


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