Filling Process in an Open Tank

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S. L. Lee, S. R. Sheu

Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu 30013, Taiwan

J. Fluids Eng 125(6), 1016-1021 (Jan 12, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1624425 History: Received November 05, 2000; Revised June 04, 2003; Online January 12, 2004
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Configuration of the problem
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Computational domain for the artificial velocity (u*,v*)
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The isobars (with increment Δp=0.1) and the velocity vectors at four representative times
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Evolution of the free surface profile (a) at every 0.05 s, and (b) at every 0.01 s in the period 0.2 s≤t≤0.3 s
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Influence of (a) time steps, and (b) spatial grid meshes on the free-surface profiles
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Comparison of free-surface advancement between the present prediction and the experimental observation (Hwang and Stoerhr 26)
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An examination of the computed mass conservation inside the tank



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