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CFD in Air compressor

  1. Sep 18, 2008 #1
    Where can i use CFD in Air comressor?
     
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  3. Sep 19, 2008 #2

    FredGarvin

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    Pretty much anywhere the air flows...or oil flows...or coolant flows...

    You would be better off to ask "where is it practical to use CFD in compressor design?" In that case I would say dealing with any part of the compressor scroll or diffuser or any place where the precise flow description is required for proper performance analysis.
     
  4. Apr 4, 2010 #3
    What type of air compressor? Axial, centrifugal, integrally geared, screw, reciprocating, single or multi-stage?
     
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