|About this Abstract
||2019 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
||Aluminum Alloys, Processing and Characterization
||Coupled Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Analysis of Ageing Heat Furnace
||Mircea Popa, Ioan Sava, Marin Petre, Catalin Ducu, Sorin Moga, Alexandra Valerica Necola, Constantin-Nicusor Draghici
|On-Site Speaker (Planned)
The Computational Fluid Dynamics simulation provides a useful tool to predict the temperature evolution inside the furnace and in the material. By using ANSYS software was simulated the preheating step of the ageing treatment for aluminium alloy plates from the room temperature to the set temperature. The mathematical model was validated by the industrial tests. The experiments were run on a batch furnace for ageing treatment of aluminium plates, indirect heated and using fuel fired. The purpose of the developed model is to determine the hot air circulation inside the furnace and the cooler and warmer areas. Thus by using the developed model the preheating stage can be optimized by studying the influence of the batch volume, the thickness of spacers used, the dimensions of the plates and their position in the furnace.
||Planned: Light Metals