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MapleSim Hydraulics Library from Modelon

Bend Edge  Model for bend edge geometry

The Bend Edge component calculates the pressure loss for flow through a circular cross-sectional area undergoing an edged bend with sharp corners. The component takes into consideration surface roughness.

Connections

Name

Description

Modelica ID

portA

Layout of port where oil flows into an element (0<mflow, pB<pA means 0<&Delta;p)

port_A

portB

Hydraulic port where oil leaves the component (mflow<0, pB<pA means 0<&Delta;p)

port_B

oil

 

oil

Parameters

General Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

Modelica ID

&Delta;Tsystem

0

K

Temperature offset from system temperature

dT_system

use volume A

true

 

If true, a volume is present at port_A

useVolumeA

use volume B

true

 

If true, a volume is present at port_B

useVolumeB

VA

10-6

m3

Geometric volume at port A

volumeA

VB

10-6

m3

Geometric volume at port B

volumeB

Hydraulic Resistance Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

Modelica ID

dhyd

0.01

m

Hydraulic diameter

d_hyd

Δ

[1]

rad

Angle of turning

delta

K

0

m

Roughness (absolute average height of surface asperities)

K

[1] 12π

See Also

HydraulicResistance, MapleSim Hydraulics Library from Modelon Overview


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