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Greg Anderson July 13, 1999 16:23

CFD of tilting disk check valve
Does anyone know of any CFD consulting firms that can model a tilting disk check valve with the following parameters?

24" Crane 5 tilting disk check valve

Flowrates will range from 100 gpm to 12000 gpm

I have talked with Fluent and they said that they had a Beta test version of their code that would combine the fluids and structures components, but are not sure of the accuracy yet..

Note: Structures are required since part of the problem is to determine the disk position and if the disk flutters at the low flows.

Raza Mirza July 13, 1999 17:07

Re: CFD of tilting disk check valve
CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) provides software and consulting services for CFD. We have a fully functional code (CFD-ACE+) to do coupled fluid-structure interaction problems. It is also being currently used by our clients for such applications.

Please visit our home on the web Please contact Mr. Fritz Owen (; 256 726-4827) to get more information on consulting services we provide.

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