Change in the Flow Rate Through a Deformed Valve

D. Kekejian[1], Y. Martinez[1]
[1]ITESO, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico
Published in 2013

In this work, a new design is suggested which functions both as a pipe for fluid transfer and as a valve which decreases the flow of the fluid in the opposite direction in case there are pressure fluctuations in the pipe. Therefore, we call it a "Deformed Valve". To design the structure, we had to use different geometric shapes and calculate the velocity of the fluid for each shape to determine the best geometric conditions in which our Valve is optimized.

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