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Thick Edge  Model for thick edge geometry

The Thick Edge component calculates the pressure loss for flow through a thick-edge orifice (vena contraction).

 

Equations

Variables

Connections

Parameters

Equations

ν=Modelica.Media.Air.MoistAir.Utilities.spliceFunctionx=Δp,pos=νoilp=pAabs,T=T,vair=vgasoil,psat=psat,neg=νoilp=pBabs,T=T,vair=vgasoil,psat=psat,Δx=100

ρ=Modelica.Media.Air.MoistAir.Utilities.spliceFunctionx=Δp,pos=ρoilp=pAabs,T=T,vair=vgasoil,psat=psat,neg=ρoilp=pBabs,T=T,vair=vgasoil,psat=psat,Δx=100

T=T0oil+ΔTsystem

q=mflowAρ

Δp=pAlimitedpBlimited

pAabs=pA+patmoil

pAlimited=maxpA,pvapouroilpatmoil

pBabs=pB+patmoil

pBlimited=maxpB,pvapouroilpatmoil

Variables

Name

Value

Units

Description

Modelica ID

Δp

 

Pa

Pressure drop

dp

q

 

m3s

Flow rate flowing into port_A

q

pAlimited

 

Pa

Limited gauge pressure

pA_limited

pBlimited

 

Pa

Limited gauge pressure

pB_limited

ρ

 

kgm3

Upstream density

rho

ν

 

m2s

Upstream kinematic viscosity

nu

pAabs

 

Pa

Absolute pressure pA

pA_abs

pBabs

 

Pa

Absolute pressure pB

pB_abs

T

 

K

Local temperature

T

pAsummary

pA

Pa

Pressure at port A

summary_pA

pBsummary

pB

Pa

Pressure at port B

summary_pB

Δpsummary

Δp

Pa

Pressure drop

summary_dp

qsummary

q

m3s

Flow rate flowing into port_A

summary_q

Phydsummary

Δpq

W

Hydraulic Power

summary_HP

psat

[1]

Pa

Gas saturation pressure

p_sat

VA

 

 

 

VolumeA

VB

 

 

 

VolumeB

thickEdge

 

 

 

thickEdge

[1] oil.gasSaturationPressureT=T,vgas=oil.vgas

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

A0

110A1

m2

Cross sectional area of vena contraction

A_0

C0

110C1

m

Perimeter of vena contraction

C_0

A1

[1]

m2

Large cross sectional area of orifice

A_1

C1

[2]

m

Large perimeter of orifice

C_1

L

0.001

m

Length of vena contracta

L

&Delta;psmooth

1

Pa

Start linearisation for decreasing pressure loss

dp_smooth

[1] 140000π

[2] 1100π

See Also

HydraulicResistance

MapleSim Hydraulics Library from Modelon Overview

 


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