An experimental study of wind force acting on commercial double-layered square metal screens at different spacing

Sharifian, Ahmad (2010) An experimental study of wind force acting on commercial double-layered square metal screens at different spacing. In: 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC 2010), 5-9 Dec 2010, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Abstract

In this study, an experimental setup was established to measure the pressure drop of flow through single- and double-layer woven metal screens. Three woven metal screens with different porosities of the plain-square type were tested in this study. The Reynolds number based on the screen wire diameter ranged from Re =111 to Re=2890 and the range of porosity was 0.34 to 0.67. Based on the measured drag coefficient of the three single- and double-layer plain woven metal screens, this study indicates the drag coefficient of low porosity double-layer screen is less than twice of that of the single-layer screen if the spacing of two layers remains less than 14 times of the screen wire diameter.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit.
Depositing User: Dr Ahmad Sharifian-Barforoush
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2011 04:21
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:28
Uncontrolled Keywords: wind force; double-layered screens; square metal screens
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091399 Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified
04 Earth Sciences > 0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience > 040604 Natural Hazards
12 Built Environment and Design > 1204 Engineering Design > 120403 Engineering Design Methods
09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091507 Risk Engineering (excl. Earthquake Engineering)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9610 Natural Hazards > 961099 Natural Hazards not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18282

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