Visualization of the air flow behind the automotive benchmark vent

Ondrej Pech, Jan Jedelsky, Petr Caletka, Miroslav Jicha, Petra Dančová, Tomáš Vít
2015 EPJ Web of Conferences  
Passenger comfort in cars depends on appropriate function of the cabin HVAC system. A great attention is therefore paid to the effective function of automotive vents and proper formation of the flow behind the ventilation outlet. The article deals with the visualization of air flow from the automotive benchmark vent. The visualization was made for two different shapes of the inlet channel connected to the benchmark vent. The smoke visualization with the laser knife was used. The influence of
more » ... shape of the inlet channel to the airflow direction, its enlargement and position of air flow axis were investigated.
doi:10.1051/epjconf/20159202062 fatcat:a4ufjlv4zzflnmogm635o2i5da