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Numerical and Analytical Investigation of Viscous Fluids in a Screw Extruder

[+] Author Affiliations
Mustafa Ozsipahi, Sertac Cadirci, Hasan Gunes

Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

Paper No. IMECE2016-66124, pp. V007T09A034; 4 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2016-66124
From:
  • ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 7: Fluids Engineering
  • Phoenix, Arizona, USA, November 11–17, 2016
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5061-9
  • Copyright © 2016 by ASME

abstract

This study presents a flow model for a single screw extruder which has been investigated by means of analytical and numerical methods. Flow phenomena in single screw extruders has evoked attention of many researchers since non-Newtonian type of fluid transport by an extruder is utilized in many industrial applications. In this study we focused on the Newtonian-type of fluid transport by a single screw extruder since we aimed to generate an analytical model for the simplified Navier-Stokes equations under certain boundary conditions. The analytical model for a steady, laminar, isothermal and incompressible flow is derived using integral transform technique for a highly viscous flow where the convective acceleration terms are assumed to be negligible. Numerical investigation is conducted by an incompressible, laminar, finite volume based flow solver using a Volume of Fluid (VoF) approximation. An appropriate single-screw extruder model is used for the simulations. The novelty of the study relies on the usage of a simplified analytical model for a highly viscous flow and the comparison between the analytical and numerical results where the numerical results are obtained by a two-phase flow solver for the full Navier-Stokes equations using the complex extruder geometry.

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Topics: Fluids , Screws

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