Volume 2, Issue 2, August 2016, Page: 10-15
Meshing Effect on the Hydrodynamic Structure Around Water Darrieus Rotor
Ibrahim Mabrouki, Laboratory of Electro-Mechanic Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Zied Driss, Laboratory of Electro-Mechanic Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Ahmed Samet, Laboratory of Electro-Mechanic Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Mohamed Salah Abid, Laboratory of Electro-Mechanic Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Received: Apr. 12, 2016;       Accepted: Apr. 18, 2016;       Published: Jul. 5, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfmts.20160202.11      View  3624      Downloads  152
Abstract
Turbulent free surface flows are encountered in many hydraulic and water resources engineering problems. In this work, the CFD code "Fluent" is used to study the meshing effect on the hydrodynamic structure around water Darrieus rotor. This code is based on solving steady Navier-Stokes equations by a finite volume discretization model. The numerical approach used is the multi reference frame (MRF) model. The validation of our computer model is done by the comparison with experimental anterior results.
Keywords
Darrieus Rotor, Meshing Effect, Hydrodynamic Structure, CFD, RANS
To cite this article
Ibrahim Mabrouki, Zied Driss, Ahmed Samet, Mohamed Salah Abid, Meshing Effect on the Hydrodynamic Structure Around Water Darrieus Rotor, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics & Thermal Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2016, pp. 10-15. doi: 10.11648/j.ijfmts.20160202.11
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