Numerical Simulation of Yarn Untwisting Mechanism in a Pneumatic Splicer Process


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For better study of the airflow movement in the untwisting chamber of a pneumatic splicer, this paper uses a commercial computational fluid dynamics software FLUENT to realize the three dimensional numerical simulation for the characteristic of the airflows in the untwisting chamber. A three-dimensional grid and the realizable k- ε tur¬bulence model are used in this simulation. The characteristics of the air flows in different parts of the chamber are analysed according to the computed result. The airflow in the untwisting chamber can be divided into three regions in longitudinal section and two regions in cross section.



Edited by:

Mohamed Othman




X. Xing and G. M. Ye, "Numerical Simulation of Yarn Untwisting Mechanism in a Pneumatic Splicer Process", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 229-231, pp. 1721-1724, 2012

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November 2012




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