Computational validation of the design of an air-biogas mixer for a turboalimented diesel engine

  • Authors

    • Javier Carpintero Durango Universidad Autónoma del Caribe
    • Jonathan Fábregas Villegas Universidad de la Costa
    • Henry Santamaría De La Cruz Universidad Autónoma del Caribe
    • Saul Pérez Pérez Universidad Autónoma del Caribe
    • Guillermo Valencia Ochoa Universidad del Atlántico
  • Spacer Ring, Biogas, Diffuser Cone, CFD (Computational Fluids Dynamics), Multicomponent Flow.
  • The design of two air-biogas mixers according to the design literature of these devices for Diesel engine applications was studied through computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The gradient of hydrodynamic variables was profiled on the longitudinal axis of the compared equipment. This research presents a comparison instrument about the efficiency of the design methodology for sizing gaseous fuel air mixing equipment. Comparing the design methodologies of Agudelo and Mitzlaff mixing tubes, the profiles of velocities, pressure profiles and volumetric fraction profiles of the mixtures were obtained.


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    Carpintero Durango, J., Fábregas Villegas, J., Santamaría De La Cruz, H., Pérez Pérez, S., & Valencia Ochoa, G. (2019). Computational validation of the design of an air-biogas mixer for a turboalimented diesel engine. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 8(3), 337-342.