Title

Numerical Simulation of Contaminant Dispersion Within an Aircraft Interior

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

10-31-2008

Publication Title

ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition

Publisher

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

First page number:

657

Last page number:

661

Abstract

A hybrid numerical model has been developed to simulate contaminant dispersion within an aircraft interior. A two-equation Low-Reynolds-Number adaptive FEM model is used for simulating turbulent flow within an aircraft. Coupled with Lagrangian Particle Transport Technique, contaminant dispersion within aircraft interiors can be accurately simulated. Mesh independent studies can be avoided when using the adaptive technology, an L2 norm error estimator is used to guide the adaptation procedure. By using the adaptive algorithm, mesh independent studies can be avoided.

Keywords

Aircraft; Airplanes; Computer simulation; Dispersion; Indoor air pollution; Turbulence

Disciplines

Aerodynamics and Fluid Mechanics | Aeronautical Vehicles | Aerospace Engineering | Fluid Dynamics | Mechanical Engineering

Language

English

Comments

From: ASME 2008 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition ,Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 31–November 6, 2008

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Use Find in Your Library, contact the author, or interlibrary loan to garner a copy of the item. Publisher policy does not allow archiving the final published version. If a post-print (author's peer-reviewed manuscript) is allowed and available, or publisher policy changes, the item will be deposited.

Identifier

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2008-68146; ISBN: 978-0-7918-4871-5

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