30Mar 2017


  • A: mech. Eng. Dept, college of engineering, al-mustansiriya university, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • B: school of science & engineering, teesside university, middlesbrough, Ts1 3ba, U.K.
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This paper reports the results of numerical study undertaken to investigate the effect of impeller rotational speed on velocity field in mixing tank. The hydrodynamic of the flow in standard mixing tank generated by retreat curve 3-blaed impellers, (radial flow) is studied. Using ANSYS FLUENT v15.4.to solve the continuity and momentum equations incorporating the RNG K-ε turbulence model with the standard wall function available in Fluent. The multiple frames of reference (MFR) model is used for impeller modeling. The results show that the velocity fluctuated increased with the rotational speed.

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[Adnan A. Abdul rasool, Safaa S. Ahmad and F. A. Hamad. (2017); EFFECT OF IMPELLER ROTATIONAL SPEED ON FLOW BEHAVIOR IN FULLY BAFFLED MIXING TANK. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (Mar). 1566-1576] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com



Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/3665      
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/3665