Outlet Surface Area Influence in Spiral Casing Design on Centrifugal Fan Performance


  •   Ardit Gjeta

  •   Lorenc Malka


In this paper, the effect of the outlet surface area of the spiral casing on the performance of a centrifugal fan was investigated using open source CFD software OpenFOAM [1]. An automized loop with RANS and data post-processing is set up using Matlab, for allowing a large number of parameter variations. The effect was analyzed as a function of total pressure loss and static pressure recovery coefficient and on total efficiency as well.

Keywords: Efficiency, Outlet Surface Area, Pressure Recovery, Spiral Casing


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Gjeta, A. and Malka, L. 2020. Outlet Surface Area Influence in Spiral Casing Design on Centrifugal Fan Performance. European Journal of Engineering and Technology Research. 5, 1 (Jan. 2020), 37–41. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejeng.2020.5.1.1705.