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A CFD Analysis of the Air Flow Around a Grinding Wheel


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1 Mechanical Engineering Department, Global Institute of Management and Technology, Krishnanagar, West Bengal, India
2 Mechanical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi, India
3 Mechanical Engineering Department Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
4 lndian Maritime University, Kolkata, India
     

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The rotation of a disc causes the flow of air around it. The aim of this study is to examine the flow around a rotating grinding wheel with computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The CFD analysis is carried out by COMSOL 5.0 multiphysics software to generate the laminar flow model. The flow model establishes the characteristics of the flow field. The airflow visualisation showed a good agreement with the experimental results. The study identified the CFD model to be suitable to understand the flow behaviour.

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Grinding Wheel, Air Flow Field, Computational Fluid Dynamics.
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Authors

Sujit Majumdar
Mechanical Engineering Department, Global Institute of Management and Technology, Krishnanagar, West Bengal, India
Ahin Banerjee
Mechanical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi, India
Debasish Roy
Mechanical Engineering Department Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Samik Chakraborty
lndian Maritime University, Kolkata, India

Abstract


The rotation of a disc causes the flow of air around it. The aim of this study is to examine the flow around a rotating grinding wheel with computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The CFD analysis is carried out by COMSOL 5.0 multiphysics software to generate the laminar flow model. The flow model establishes the characteristics of the flow field. The airflow visualisation showed a good agreement with the experimental results. The study identified the CFD model to be suitable to understand the flow behaviour.

Keywords


Grinding Wheel, Air Flow Field, Computational Fluid Dynamics.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22485/jaei%2F2019%2Fv89%2Fi3-4%2F194807