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Title: Modelling of two-component turbulent mass and heat transfer in air-fed pressurised suits
Authors: Tesch, K
Collins, MW
Karayiannis, TG
Atherton, MA
Edwards, P
Keywords: Two-component turbulence;Heat transfer;Protective suit
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Springer
Abstract: In this paper the modelling of an important industrial problem is addressed, which involves the two-component turbulent flow with heat transfer that takes place inside protective clothing. The geometry of the flow boundaries is reconstructed in a CAD system from photogrammetry scan data. The overall model is sufficiently realistic to allow, after validation, design improvements to be tested. Those presented here allow the reduction of hot spots over the worker’s body surface and increase thermal comfort.
Description: This article has been accepted for publication in the Flow, Turbulence and Combustion journal.
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/4663
ISSN: 1386-6184
Appears in Collections:Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Dept of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering Research Papers

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