publication . Article . 2014

Flow and Stress Field Analysis of Different Fluids and Blades for Fermentation Process

Cheng-Chi Wang; Po-Jen Cheng; Kuo-Chi Liu; Ming-Yi Tsai;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2014 Journal: Advances in Mechanical Engineering, volume 6 (issn: 1687-8132, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
Fermentation techniques are applied for the biotechnology and are widely used for food manufacturing, materials processing, chemical reaction, and so forth. Different fluids and types of blades in the tank for fermentation cause distinct flow and stress field distributions on the surface between fluid and blade and various flow reactions in the tank appear. This paper is mainly focused on the analysis of flow field with different fluid viscosities and also studied the stress field acting on the blades with different scales and shapes of them under specific rotational speed. The results show that the viscosity of fluid influences the flow field and stress distrib...
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free text keywords: Mechanical Engineering, lcsh:Mechanical engineering and machinery, lcsh:TJ1-1570, Mechanics, Materials science, Stress field, Flow (psychology), Fermentation
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