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Computational Analysis on the Noise Characteristics of Ship Large Duct
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Computational Analysis on the Noise Characteristics of Ship Large Duct
Song, Jee-Hun; Hong, Suk-Yoon; Lee, Yi-Soo; Kwon, Hyun-Wung;
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Noise prediction for HVAC(Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning) systems are normally performed by empirical method suggested by NEBB(National Environmental Balancing Bureau, 1994). However, the method is not suitable for large ducts in ships. In this paper, computational analysis methods are used to develop a noise prediction method for the large ducts in ships. To develop regression formula of attenuation of sound pressure level in large ducts, Boundary Element Method(BEM) is used. BEM and Computational Fluid Dynamics(CFD) are applied to the analysis of flow-induced noise in ducts with stiffeners inside. Loud noise above 100 dB can be generated in some cases. Breakout noises of large ducts are also analyzed by using BEM and Finite Element Method(FEM). The acoustic pressure level shows about 10-15dB difference between inside and outside of the duct. Utilizing the results of this study, it is expected that shipyard planners can predict noise of the HVAC system for ships.
HVAC noise;Duct noise;Boundary Element Method;Computational Fluid Dynamics;Finite Element Method;Flow-induced noise;SYSNOISE;
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