publication . Other literature type . 2014

Fluid-Structure Interaction of a Reed Type Valve Subjected to Piston Displacement

Estruch, Olga; Lehmkuhl, Oriol; Rigola, Joaquim; Pérez-Segarra, Carles David;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
In the field of reciprocating compressors, the developing of reed type valves is a challenging task. The understanding of the fluid flow behaviour through the valve reed is essential to improve the valve design. Hence, this work attempts the dynamic simulation of this fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problem, taking into account valve movement due to piston displacement. In this work attends the in-house implemented CFD&HT and moving mesh coupled code TermoFluids [1]. The CFD&HT solver consists of a three-dimensional explicit finite volume fractional-step algorithm formulated in a second-order, conservative and collocated unstructured grid arrangement. The turb...
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free text keywords: Reed valve, fluid-structure interaction, radial basis function, large-eddy simulation, modal analysis
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