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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2016 Vol.17 No.3 P.230-239


Numerical study on performance of perforated plate applied to cryogenic fluid flowmeter

Author(s):  Hai-fei Liu, Hong Tian, Hong Chen, Tao Jin, Ke Tang

Affiliation(s):  State Key Laboratory of Technologies in Space Cryogenic Propellants, Beijing 100028, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   ktang@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Perforated plate, Flowmeter, Cryogenic fluids, Discharge coefficient, Pressure loss coefficient

Hai-fei Liu, Hong Tian , Hong Chen , Tao Jin , Ke Tang . Numerical study on performance of perforated plate applied to cryogenic fluid flowmeter[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2016, 17(3): 230-239.

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The perforated plate is one of the effective devices for measuring flow rate accurately. In this study, a perforated plate is investigated for its characteristics, mainly including discharge coefficient C and pressure loss coefficient ζ, when applied to cryogenic fluids with the help of ANSYS Fluent. Three cryogenic fluids are studied, including liquid nitrogen (LN2), liquid oxygen (LO2), and liquid hydrogen (LH2). For comparison, two states of water are also investigated. The realizable κ-ε model with standard wall function is used to describe the turbulence and simulate the near-wall flow. The Schnerr-Sauer cavitation model is used to investigate the effect of cavitation on the performance of the perforated plate. Simulation results indicate that the upper limit of Reynolds number of the perforated plate is significantly dependent on the properties of the measured fluid when the temperatures of the fluids are set as the normal boiling point temperatures and the outlet pressures are 0.2 MPa.


方法:采用数值模拟的方法,经网格独立性验证(表1和图5)和模型验证(图6和图8)后,结合Realizable κ-ε湍流模型与Schnerr-Sauer空化模型,研究同一种结构的多孔板应用于液氮、液氧、液氢三种低温流体和水流量测量时其流出系数与压力损失系数变化的异同(图11、图12和表5);并基于低温流体的物性特点(表3),对其具有较大上限雷诺数的计算结果进行原因分析。


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