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CFD Study of Tidal Current Turbine Shroud for Initial Design Evaluation

Azim, Arshad and Shahrani, Anuar and Ahmmad Shukrie, Md Yudin and Rosdi, Hussin (2014) CFD Study of Tidal Current Turbine Shroud for Initial Design Evaluation. In: The 4th International Malaysia-Ireland Joint Symposium on Engineering, Science and Business (IMIEJS 2014), 25-26 June 2014 , Penang, Malaysia. .

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Abstract

CFD simulation of a tidal current turbine shroud was performed using Ansys FLUENT commercial code and comparison was made with experimental data. The simulation result obtained was in good agreement with the experimental data. The coefficient of velocity, Cv was in the range of approximately 1.2 to 1.4 for both simulation and experiment. The present study gave useful information on the viability of CFD simulation for the initial evaluation of shroud design performance.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tidal Current Turbine; Shroud; Diffuser; CFD Simulation; Micro-hydro Turbine Design
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2014 04:03
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2018 01:51
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/6440
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