Numerical Study of a Non-isothermal Refrigerated Truck

  • M. A. Ben TaherEmail author
  • T. Kousksou
  • H. Makroum
  • M. Ahachad
  • M. Mahdaoui
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1104)


This work presents a numerical study of the heat transfer in a refrigerated truck. This study was conducted in COMSOL Multiphysics to simulate asymmetric turbulent flow using Unsteady Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes Equations. Therefore, we combine two phenomena, fluid dynamics and heat transfer, to analyze air velocity and temperature distribution in the truck.


Refrigerated truck Cold Airflow distribution URANS Heat transfer COMSOL 



The authors extend their acknowledgement to the research component of the German cooperation project GIZ/DKTI IV for supporting the development of this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Ben Taher
    • 1
    Email author
  • T. Kousksou
    • 2
  • H. Makroum
    • 1
  • M. Ahachad
    • 1
  • M. Mahdaoui
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire des Transferts Thermique et Energétique (LTTE)TangerMorocco
  2. 2.Laboratoire des Sciences pour L’ingénieur Appliquées à La Mécanique et au Génie Electrique (SIAME)PauFrance

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