Predicting Hydrodynamic Torque for Valves using simulationHub

Understand how simulationHub helps in predicting and analysing the hydrodynamic torque in different types of rotary valves.

Conducted on Thursday, March 14th 2019

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Overview
Torque is an essential parameter in the design of rotary valves such as butterfly valves, ball valves, plug valves etc. It plays an important role in the actuator selection in case of motor operated valves. Hydrodynamic torque or simply dynamic torque has a significant share of the total torque the valve shaft has to undergo during valve operation. Understanding the effect of dynamic torque and its variation with the opening percentage of the valve can give designers a better insight into crucial design improvements for torque reduction in their valve design.
Control Valve Performer (CVP) is a CFD application that runs from your web browser. It predicts the performance of control valves using fluid flow simulations. The app predicts the coefficient of hydrodynamic torque for all the opening percentages for your control valve design and generates a curve illustrating the nature of variation of the torque coefficient.
This webinar will help you understand the importance of hydrodynamic torque in rotary valves and through a case study, analyze how the hydrodynamic torque varies with the change in valve type.

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Webinar spekar - Praveen Kumar

Praveen Kumar

Technical Manager, simulationHub

Praveen is working as a Technical Manager in the simulationHub department in CCTech. He has more than a 10 years of experience in applying Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) as a tool to provide design solutions for various domains like Aerospace, Automobile, Turbomachinery, Process, and Thermal & Fluid equipment design. Praveen holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and a P.G. Diploma in Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (DACFD).

Webinar spekar - Chaitanya Rane

Chaitanya Rane

Support Engineer, simulationHub

Chaitanya is a Jr. Member of the Technical Staff at simulationHub. He is interested in the fields physics and mathematics and is exploring the domains like fluid mechanics, computational fluid dynamics, and aerodynamics. He has worked on projects including automobile intake-exhaust system design and vehicular chassis optimization. He is also an enthusiast for exploring and unveiling the depths of fields like CFD, FEA, computational mechanics and upcoming ventures like Data Science and AI. He holds a B.E in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune.

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