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Applications of computational fluid dynamics (cfd) in the food industry: a review

Bin Xia, Da-Wen Sun
2002 Computers and Electronics in Agriculture  
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a simulation tool, which uses powerful computer and applied mathematics to model fluid flow situations for the prediction of heat, mass and momentum transfer and optimal  ...  This paper reviews the application of CFD in food processing industries including drying, sterilisation, refrigeration and mixing.  ...  Introduction Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) uses powerful computers and applied mathematics to model fluid flow situations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0168-1699(01)00177-6 fatcat:u3ieqolyf5a7bkxde52tyjxbvq

Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics to Design High Performance Drip Irrigation Emitters

Jun Zhang, Wanhua Zhao
2013 Irrigation & Drainage Systems Engineering  
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) offers the possibility to investigate the fluid inside channels not always accessible using experimental techniques.  ...  Zhang J, Zhao W, Wei Z, Tang Y, Lu B (2007) Numerical and experimental study on hydraulic performance of emitters with arc labyrinth channels. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 56: 120-129. 3.  ...  Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) offers the possibility to investigate the fluid inside channels not always accessible using experimental techniques.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2168-9768.1000e120 fatcat:ejkx2q4t4fbddhwvnisp2aoiku

Contaminant Dispersion Within and Around Poultry Houses Using Computational Fluid Dynamics [chapter]

Sourabh R., John M., Eileen F., Darla V.
2010 Computational Fluid Dynamics  
In this article computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is used to monitor the flow of particles and test the effectiveness of ventilation systems.  ...  In the present research, the commercially available CFD computer software package FLUENT [9] (now part of ANSYS) was used.  ...  This book is intended to serve as a reference text for advanced scientists and research engineers to solve a variety of fluid flow problems using computational fluid dynamics (CFD).  ... 
doi:10.5772/7098 fatcat:x725cyiawzdexiyuxasfzxoogu

Computational Fluid Dynamics Achievements Applied to Optimal Crop Production in a Greenhouse [chapter]

Jorge Flores-Velázquez, Abraham Rojano, Adriana Rojas-Rishor, Waldo Ojeda Bustamante
2015 New Perspectives in Fluid Dynamics  
Computational fluid dynamics has been successfully used in protected agriculture to simulate greenhouse weather as physical processes.  ...  This chapter is enhanced by the effect of solar radiation in more processes like crop transpiration with dynamical meshes and condensation.  ...  The Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is a tool that provides alternatives for analysis and management of greenhouse environment from a numerical point of view.  ... 
doi:10.5772/61006 fatcat:6lr2hasimbhvfiuvnmk72smyxi

Exploring Ventilation Efficiency in Poultry Buildings: The Validation of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in a Cross-Mechanically Ventilated Broiler Farm

Eliseo Bustamante, Fernando-Juan García-Diego, Salvador Calvet, Fernando Estellés, Pedro Beltrán, Antonio Hospitaler, Antonio Torres
2013 Energies  
In this way, two methodologies were used to explore indoor environment in livestock buildings: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations and direct measurements for verification and validation (V&  ...  In conclusion, the air velocity was not affected OPEN ACCESS Energies 2013, 6 2606 by the methodology (CFD or direct measurements), and the CFD simulations were therefore validated to analyze indoor environment  ...  Acknowledgments This work was funded by the project GV04B-511 (Generalitat Valenciana, Spain) and by the Vicerrectorado of Investigación of the Universitat Politècnica de València (Programa de Apoyo a  ... 
doi:10.3390/en6052605 fatcat:2qwu3jo445bs5gwwalbwd4sm3m

Using Computational Fluid Dynamics to predict Damage of a Biological Pesticide during Passage through a Hydraulic Nozzle

J.P. Fife, H.E. Ozkan, R.C. Derksen, P.S. Grewal
2006 Biosystems Engineering  
One approach to this problem is to use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) as a tool to numerically simulate the complex flow conditions within different equipment components.  ...  The wide variety of agricultural spray equipment commercially available makes it difficult to test equipment components for compatibility with biological pesticides under varying operating conditions.  ...  USDA-ARS Application Technology Research Unit, and Spraying Systems Co. for supplying the hydraulic nozzles.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2006.04.008 fatcat:7en6n5rwrfgchhq5376i7kdjhu

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and it´s use for analysis of gas distribution inside animal production facilities: a literature review
Dinámica de fluidos computacionales (CFD) y su uso para analizar la distribucion de gases al interior de instalaciones pecuarias: una revisión de literatura

Flávio Alves Damasceno, Universidad Federal de Viçosa, Fernando da Costa Baêta, Marcio Arêdes Martins, Jairo Alexander Osorio Saraz, Ilda de Fátima Ferreira Tinoco, Universidad Federal de Viçosa, Universidad Federal de Viçosa, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Universidad Federal de Viçosa
2011 Revista U D C A Actualidad & Divulgación Científica  
Development of mathematical models and application of computational simulations, based on Computational fluid Dynamics (CfD) allow a time and cost reduction when developing and adapting these projects.  ...  CFD and the governing equations for transport of mass, momentum, energy and species Computational fluid dynamics (CfD) can be defined as a numerical resolution based on computational loops and the equations  ... 
doi:10.31910/rudca.v14.n2.2011.778 fatcat:ykgsnfz65zddnm45f5xis5zaqa

Possibilities and Limits of Computational Fluid Dynamics–Discrete Element Method Simulations in Process Engineering: A Review of Recent Advancements and Future Trends

Paul Kieckhefen, Swantje Pietsch, Maksym Dosta, Stefan Heinrich
2020 Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering  
The most promising approach for modeling the flow in these systems is the CFD-DEM method, coupling computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for the fluid phase and the discrete element method (DEM) for the particles  ...  Fluid–solid systems play a major role in a wide variety of industries, from pharmaceutical and consumer goods to chemical plants and energy generation.  ...  Filtration Filtration is often applied in the chemical industry, agriculture, and environmental engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-chembioeng-110519-075414 pmid:32169000 fatcat:pvz6w2bagbemnijad2b6uir5yu

Present State of CFD Softwares Application for Launch Vehicle Analysis
발사체 해석을 위한 CFD 소프트웨어 적용 현황

Hwanghui Jeong, Jae Yeol Kim, Jae-Ryul Shin
2020 Journal of the Korean Society of Propulsion Engineers  
This software program takes an XML representation of the contents of a Hierarchical Data Format-Earth Observing System (HDF-EOS) file and recreates the file from that description .  ...  a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solution .  ...  fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis .  ... 
doi:10.6108/kspe.2020.24.3.071 fatcat:trxkhiuqrjakll32bcjxskgwju

CFD Analysis of an Ejector Operating in an Experimental Cooling System

Raúl Román Aguilar, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, México, Julio Valle Hernández, Gilberto Pérez Lechuga, Jorge I. Hernández Gutiérrez
2020 International Journal of Materials Mechanics and Manufacturing  
In this study, the ejector is simulated on a two-dimensional geometry, based on experimental results, using R134a as a working fluid and commercial software ANSYS FLUENT 19R1.  ...  In this proposal, the operation of an ejector installed in an experimental cooling system is analyzed by CFD.  ...  Considering the second alternative, in this paper we approach the analysis in Computational Fluid Dynamics, CFD, of an ejector that operates in an experimental cooling system, called an ejection-compression  ... 
doi:10.18178/ijmmm.2020.8.1.474 fatcat:vjfosufosfdw5kt3chbhtl7zmq

Prediction and investigation between impeller blade shape parameters and performance parameters in CFD and ANN

Faye Jin, Ran Tao, Ruofu Xiao
2022 Engineering Solid Mechanics  
In order to reveal the relationship between these parameters and pump performance, a single channel was regarded as the research object to calculate its performance by numerical simulation, and the performance  ...  The sorts and degrees affecting performance parameters were found out by gray relation analysis.  ...  Procedure for estimation and reporting of uncertainty due to discretization in CFD applications. Journal of fluids Engineering-Transactions of the ASME, 130(7).  ... 
doi:10.5267/j.esm.2021.12.003 fatcat:imcxajqgh5e63j77xr77wqyr4a

Performance characterization on downwash flow and spray drift of multirotor unmanned agricultural aircraft system based on CFD

Hongze Li, 1. School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Jilin University, Changchun 130022, China, Hang Zhu, Zihao Jiang, Yubin Lan, 2. School of Agricultural Engineering and Food Science, Shandong University of Technology, Zibo 255000, Shandong, China, 3. Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, Texas, 77843, USA
2022 International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering  
Therefore, a study on off-target drift and ground deposit concerning the rotor rotation was simulated through a series of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations to obtain the influence of downwash  ...  Spray drift has been considered a major impact in agriculture aerial spraying, and spray quality in the application of plant protection products.  ...  [11] simulated off-target drift and ground deposit onto a 250 m strip through a series of Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) simulations.  ... 
doi:10.25165/j.ijabe.20221503.7315 fatcat:y5f34kcblrc5liz37j6g75eiyy

Comprehensive evaluation of combining CFD simulation and entropy weight to predict natural ventilation strategy in a sliding cover solar greenhouse

He Li, 1. College of Water Resources and Civil Engineering, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100083, China, Dong Ji, Xi Hu, Tian Xie, Weitang Song, Subo Tian, 2. College of Engineering, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang 110866, China, 3. Key Laboratory of Protected Horticulture, Ministry of Education, Shenyang Agricultural University, Shenyang 110866, China
2021 International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering  
computational fluid dynamics (CFD) in the modelling and design of [39] Akrami M, Javadi A A, Hassanein M J, Farmani R, Dibaj M, Tabor GR, et ventilation systems in the agricultural  ...  greenhouse based on CFD. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, [28] Norton T, Sun D W, Grant J, Fallon R, Dodd V. Applications of 2019; 162: 337–347.  ... 
doi:10.25165/j.ijabe.20211406.6793 fatcat:majpxkujyfgnfoodgeqmtss56m

Effects of window opening style on inside environment of solar greenhouse based on CFD simulation

Yachen Sun, 1. Key Laboratory of Protected Horticultural Engineering in Northwest, Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University, Yangling 712100, Shaanxi, China, Encai Bao, Chenmeng Zhu, Lulu Yan, Yanfei Cao, Xuanhe Zhang, Jianming Li, Haiwei Jing, Zhirong Zou, 2. Institute of Agricultural Facilities and Equipment, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Science, Key Laboratory of Protected Agriculture Engineering in the Middle and Lower Reaches of Yangtze River, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Nanjing 210014, China, 3. College of Management, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon 999077, Hong Kong, China (+2 others)
2020 International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering  
G3), style of G1+G3, and style of G2+G3 were simulated using the CFD method.  ...  Solar greenhouse is extensively used in horticultural production in China.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was financially supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (31901420) and Shaanxi Provincial Key Research and Development Program (2019TSLNY01-03).  ... 
doi:10.25165/j.ijabe.20201306.5734 fatcat:nqbus5s5g5cebnluuyt6qtpq3m

The use of CFD to characterize and design post-harvest storage facilities: Past, present and future

A. Ambaw, M.A. Delele, T. Defraeye, Q.T. Ho, L.U. Opara, B.M. Nicolaï, P. Verboven
2013 Computers and Electronics in Agriculture  
This review paper summarizes the advances in the application of CFD applied to postharvest storage of horticultural products.  ...  CFD has now become feasible to investigate the flow, heat and mass transfer processes in such details that include complex aspects such as product stacking, gas diffusion and kinetics, and droplet or particle  ...  Application of computational fluid 577 dynamics (CFD) in the modelling and design of ventilation systems in the agricultural 578 industry: A review.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compag.2012.05.009 fatcat:3fpphfl5a5ad5hxbyor2hogcda
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