Simulation of a stationary jet flow of gases with different densities in a cocurrent air flow

Authors: Golodnov D.A., Sokurenko E.D., Komarov R.A.
Published in issue: #2(55)/2021
DOI: 10.18698/2541-8009-2021-2-671

Category: Power, Metallurgic and Chemical Engineering | Chapter: Nuclear power plant

Keywords: hydrogen safety, stationary jet flow of gases with different densities, standard linear k–ε turbulence model, Simcenter STAR-CCM+ software package, mathematical model, injection of gas jets into the channel through a nozzle
Published: 17.02.2021

The authors carried out a simulation of the flow of gases with different densities in the Simcenter STAR-CCM+ software package. The objects of study are jets of helium, carbon dioxide and air, injected into the cocurrent flow of air moving in the channel through an axisymmetric nozzle. A mathematical model based on the averaged Reynolds equations for a mixture of incompressible gases closed by a standard linear k – ε-model is described, the results of calculating the fields of average velocities are presented. The calculation method was validated according to the data of physical experiments published in the open press.


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