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DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF FLOW RECTIFIER OF GAS TURBINE FLOWMETER

ABSTRACT
Three-dimensional computational model for a gas turbine flowmeter is proposed, and the finite volume based SIMPLEC method and k-ε turbulence model are used to obtain the detailed information of flow field in turbine flowmeter, such as velocity and pressure distribution. Comparison between numerical results and experimental data reveals a good agreement. A rectifier with little pressure loss is optimally designed and validated numerically and experimentally.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2013-01-18
PAPER REVISED: 2013-04-26
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2013-04-28
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2013-12-28
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI1305504L
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2013, VOLUME 17, ISSUE 5, PAGES [1504 - 1507]
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