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Performance Improvement of Hot-Air Dryer Through Optimum Round-Hole Plate

최적의 타공판을 통한 열풍건조로 성능향상 연구

  • 서응수 (영남대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 김용식 (영남대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 황중국 (동아대학교 융합과학기술학과) ;
  • 채영석 (영남대학교 기계공학부) ;
  • 심재술 (영남대학교 기계공학부)
  • Received : 2015.03.27
  • Accepted : 2015.05.18
  • Published : 2015.09.01

Abstract

The homogeneous coating of a flexible film that is applied to dye-sensitized solar cells is related to the performance and durability of the product. The applied coating is obtained from the uniform temperature distribution and the mass flow rate in the nozzle of the hot air dryer. In this study, we determine the uniform temperature distribution and mass flow rate of each nozzle by performing numerical simulations to understand how various factors affect the performance of the hot air dryer. The numerical model is composed of the momentum equation for flow motion and the energy equation for temperature. In addition, we compare the numerical results to the experimental results to validate the model. Based on the results, the round-hole plate inside the hot air dryer significantly affects the uniform temperature and the mass flow rate.

Keywords

Computational Fluid Dynamics;Hot Air Dryer;Temperature Distribution;Mass Flow Rate;Round-Hole Plate

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 중소기업청

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