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Title

Application of CFD technique for modelling of the thermoacoustic engine

Journal title

Archives of Thermodynamics

Yearbook

2011

Numer

No 3 December

Publication authors

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne

Abstract

<jats:title>Application of CFD technique for modelling of the thermoacoustic engine</jats:title> <jats:p>The paper is concerned with an important issue from the field of thermoacoustics - the numerical modelling of the flow field in the thermoacoustic engine. The presented way of modelling is based on the solution to fundamental fluid mechanics equations that govern the flow of compressible, viscous, and heat-transferring gas. The paper presents the way of modelling the thermoacoustic engine, the way of conducting calculations and the results which illustrate the correctness of the selected computational technique.</jats:p>

Publisher

The Committee on Thermodynamics and Combustion of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Date

2011

Identifier

ISSN 1231-0956 ; eISSN 2083-6023

References

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DOI

10.2478/v10173-011-0021-5

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