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Particle Image Velocimetry Technique Applied to Flow Evaluation Through a Shock Absorber Intake Valve

  • Piotr Czop
  • Mariusz HetmańczykEmail author
  • Grzegorz Wszołek
  • Jakub Słoniewski
  • Damian Gąsiorek
  • Zbigniew Buliński
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 934)

Abstract

This paper provides a feasibility study regarding experimental PIV (Particle Image Velocimetry) measurements in order to determine a velocity map of the flow developed across the hydraulic shock absorber intake valve. The velocity map is required to validate and calibrate a CFD/FSI model, which is intended to assess the risk of occurrence of aeration/cavitation phenomena. The model allows to reduce the risk at the shock absorber design stage by means of virtual prototyping. The paper presents the developed hydraulic experimental setup and image processing algorithms in order to obtain a velocity map. The initial test results are briefly reported.

Keywords

PIV CFD FSI Shock absorber Fluid flow model Image processing Intake valve 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Czop
    • 1
  • Mariusz Hetmańczyk
    • 2
    Email author
  • Grzegorz Wszołek
    • 2
  • Jakub Słoniewski
    • 1
  • Damian Gąsiorek
    • 2
  • Zbigniew Buliński
    • 2
  1. 1.AGH University of Science and TechnologyCracowPoland
  2. 2.The Silesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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