FEA Analysis and Performance Evaluation of Tesla Turbine Manufactured by FDM Process

Authors(2) :-Sumit Mahalaxme, P. D. Tambe

There are many instances and applications in process industry where the processing of a fluid stream (gas/air) requires its pressure to be reduced . This pressure reduction is usually accomplished through use of a throttling valve . In this method the energy of fluid stream is lost , Currently , emphasis is being placed on more effective energy usage in processing industry. As a consequence , areas in which energy is wasted are being closely monitored and methods of energy recovery are being investigated. This calls for developing of effective low pressure recovery systems (pressure 2.5 bar to 5 bar). This Paper deal with modelling and analysis of bladeless turbine with four vane profile mechanism manufactured using FDM process. The vane profile for rotor and casing disk will be developed using Unigraphix Nx-8 , and strength analysis will be done using ANSYS workbench 16.0. The vibration characteristics as to RMS displacement , velocity and acceleration will be measured at varying pressure conditions using vibrometer.

Authors and Affiliations

Sumit Mahalaxme
PG student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SKNSITS Lonavala, Sppu, Pune, Maharashtra, India
P. D. Tambe
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SKNSITS Lonavala, Sppu, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Waste Heat And Pressure, Bladeless Turbine, Energy Recovery.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 9 | July-August 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-07-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 187-191
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET184938
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Sumit Mahalaxme, P. D. Tambe, " FEA Analysis and Performance Evaluation of Tesla Turbine Manufactured by FDM Process, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 9, pp.187-191, July-August.2018
URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET184938

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