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Journal of Thermal Science

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 398–402 | Cite as

Mass flow prediction of the coriolis meter using C0 continuous beam elements

  • B. R. Binulal
  • Akash Rajan
  • Suryan R. Abhilash
  • Jayaraj Kochupillai
  • Heuy Dong Kim
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Abstract

A three node C0 continuous isoparametric beam element is formulated to model the curved pipe conveying fluid in three dimensional configuration. The equations of motion for the combined structure and fluid domain including added mass effect, Coriolis effect, centrifugal effect and the effect of pressure on the walls of pipe have been developed by Paidoussis. This equation is converted to finite element formulation using Galerkin technique and is validated with the results available from literature.

Keywords

Coriolis mass flow meter Timoshenko beams finite element formulation Coriolis effect 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. R. Binulal
    • 1
    • 2
  • Akash Rajan
    • 1
  • Suryan R. Abhilash
    • 3
  • Jayaraj Kochupillai
    • 3
  • Heuy Dong Kim
    • 4
  1. 1.Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering TrivandrumNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering AdoorNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering TrivandrumNew DelhiIndia
  4. 4.Department of Mechanical EngineeringAndong National UniversitySeoulKorea

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