Commenced in January 2007
Frequency: Monthly
Edition: International
Paper Count: 30184
Application of Multi-objective Optimization Packages in Design of an Evaporator Coil

Authors: A.Mosavi

Abstract:

A novel methodology has been used to design an evaporator coil of a refrigerant. The methodology used is through a complete Computer Aided Design /Computer Aided Engineering approach, by means of a Computational Fluid Dynamic/Finite Element Analysis model which is executed many times for the thermal-fluid exploration of several designs' configuration by an commercial optimizer. Hence the design is carried out automatically by parallel computations, with an optimization package taking the decisions rather than the design engineer. The engineer instead takes decision regarding the physical settings and initializing of the computational models to employ, the number and the extension of the geometrical parameters of the coil fins and the optimization tools to be employed. The final design of the coil geometry found to be better than the initial design.

Keywords: Multi-objective shape optimization, Heat Transfer, multi-physics structures, modeFRONTIER

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1061942

Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1705

References:


[1] Ranganayakulu, Herres 2006 Heat transfer from horizontal tubes in pool boiling: influence of three-dimensional heat conduction in the wall of the evaporator tubeÔÇöa finite element analysis Springer Heat Mass Transfer 42: 271-278
[2] Bart, Brozio, Herbsthofer 2000 Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics in Annular Chromatography: CFDSimulation and Experiments Springer J. of Thermal Science Vol.9, No.2
[3] Kamali, Binesh 2008 The importance of rib shape effects on the local heat transfer and flow friction characteristics of square ducts with ribbed internal surfaces Science Direct International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
[4] Jeong ,Haa, Kwon , 2006 Evaluation of the conduction shape factor with a CFD code for a liquid-metal heat transfer
[5] Fard 2009 CFD modeling of heat transfer of CO2 at supercritical pressures flowing vertically in porous tubes Sciencedirect International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer
[6] Arularasan & Velraj, 2008, modeling and simulation of a parallel plate heat sink using computational fluid dynamics, springer, Int J Adv Manuf Technol DOI 10.1007/s00170-008-1867-9
[7] Copiello, Fabbri 2009 Multi-objective genetic optimization of the heat transfer from longitudinal wavy fins Science direct International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 52
[8] Samad Lee 2008 Multi-objective optimization of a dimpled channel for heat transfer augmentation Springer Heat Mass Transfer
[9] Moon 2009 Optimization of a stepped circular pin-fin array to enhance heat transfer performance Springer Heat Mass Transfer