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Old   July 23, 2010, 14:54
Default Modeling Stirling Engine
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We are trying to decide what solvers and models to use for an openfoam simulation of a stirling engine.

We are just getting started and are using the rhoPorousMRFPimpleFoam (mostly due to the regenerator) and the hPsiThermo model for the working fluid.

Anyone have any other suggestions?

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Old   August 20, 2010, 17:51
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Kilovolts,

I'm curious, have you gotten a model of the stirling engine working? I'm trying to model a Pulse tube cryocooler (similar to Stirling cooler) and I'm having trouble implementing the regenerator. Could you please help me out with this. I'm using ICEM and Fluent v12

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