CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > General Forums > Main CFD Forum

Fluid force on a Ball Valve

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old   November 18, 2016, 06:22
Default Fluid force on a Ball Valve
  #1
New Member
 
Al
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 1
Rep Power: 0
AnonMechElec is on a distinguished road
Hi all,

I'm looking to investigate the torque on a ball valve due to the fluid flow exerting a force on the internal ball.
I have found a lot of work has been done on this type of study but mainly on butterfly valves.
For these studies, the method employed is usually integrating the pressure and viscous force distributions over the surface of the valve.

Can anyone point me in the right direction so that I can understand this method and underlying theory better?

I'd also like to understand which Turbulence Model and Discretization Scheme will give the most reliable results for this specific problem.

Where can I learn more about this, and is there a better forum to pose this question?

Any help greatly appreciated, thanks.
AnonMechElec is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Tags
discretization schemes, force, torque, turbulence modelling, valve

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Issues with UDF for ball movement inside a valve A.Jalal Fluent UDF and Scheme Programming 1 July 30, 2015 01:11
How to maximum valve opening in T utorial #22 (Modeling a Ball Check Valve zhang.limin CFX 1 April 29, 2015 17:43
Multiphase simulation of bubble rising Niru CFX 5 November 25, 2014 13:57
Torque requierd to open Ball Valve Rakesh Awhad FloEFD, FloWorks & FloTHERM 1 December 10, 2013 08:53
Force can not converge colopolo CFX 13 October 4, 2011 22:03


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:13.