XU Xiao-wen, SUN Hou-huan, HUA Guang-sheng, YIN Zhen-hua. CFD Analysis and Optimization of Automobile Radiator based on STAR-CCM+[J]. International Journal of Plant Engineering and Management, 2017, 22(4): 212-221

CFD Analysis and Optimization of Automobile Radiator based on STAR-CCM+
XU Xiao-wen1, SUN Hou-huan1, HUA Guang-sheng2, YIN Zhen-hua1
1 School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing 210094, China;
2 China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment, Beijing 100088, China
This research talks about the radiator cooling system of the automobile engine, the radiator's fluid-structure interaction dynamics based on computational fluid dynamics (CFD) STAR-CCM+ software. The linear regression model of coolant determined by MATLAB software was imported into the user-defined field function of the software, using the standard K-Epsilon turbulence model to analyze temperature, pressure and velocity changes of the coolant in the radiator channel. In order to improve the efficiency of the radiator, it is necessary to analyze the structure of two kinds of heat sinks, and get better heat transfer effect.
Key words:    computational fluid dynamics(CFD)    linear regression analysis    radiator    STAR-CCM+   
Received: 2017-04-25     Revised:
DOI: 10.13434/j.cnki.1007-4546.2017.0403
Funds: This paper is supported by the Ninth Batch of the Top Six Talents of Jiangsu Province(2012-ZBZZ-047)
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Author description: XU Xiao-wen is a master candidate in School of Management, Nanjing Tech University. His research interest is CFD numerical simulation.
SUN Hou-huan is a professor in School of Management, Southeast University. His research interests include microcomputer control automation, mechatronics and automobile electronic control technology.
HUA Guang-sheng is a master candidate in School of Management, Beijing University of Chemical Technology. His research interest is mechanical design and theory.
YIN Zhen-hua is a master candidate in School of Management, Nanjing Tech University. His research interest is aerodynamic noise simulation.
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