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IJSTR >> Volume 4 - Issue 10, October 2015 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Experimental And Numerical Investigation Of The Flow Analysis Of The Water-Saving Safety Valve

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AUTHOR(S)

Muhammed Safa Kamer, Ahmet Kaya, Abdullah Sisman

 

KEYWORDS

Index Terms: Ansys-Fluent, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Experimental Study, Pressure Drop, Safety Valve.

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: In this study, an auto-mechanical safety valve was designed and manufactured in order to prevent possible wastage of water and water raid after instantaneous water cuts during water usage in places where water use is widespread. Safety valve is activated and it switches off the line when water is cut off (when mains pressure is equal to atmospheric pressure), and as it does not allow water to pass when it comes back, it saves water and prevents the formation of raids. An experiment set was conducted in order to measure the pressure drop between the inlet and outlet of the safety valve and it was found that with the increased flow rate the pressure drop increases. The three-dimensional flow analysis of the safety valve was carried out with Ansys-Fluent software package and the results obtained were compared with experimental data, and a good harmony was achieved.

 

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