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The CFD analysis of the effects of the size and location of an Air-Inlet in domestic kitchen extraction

Odunze, N., Mishra, Rakesh and Reed, J. (2007) The CFD analysis of the effects of the size and location of an Air-Inlet in domestic kitchen extraction. In: Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2007: CEARC’07. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, pp. 1-7.

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    Abstract

    An investigation has been carried out to understand the optimal size and location for air-inlets within confined spaces such as domestic kitchens for improved ventilation processes. This analysis was carried out using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) techniques and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) factors and comfort levels were used as performance indicators.

    A model kitchen was constructed including a gas range cooker and an Extraction Hood and the cooking process was simulated. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) concentration was used as the IAQ indicator to establish efficiency of the ventilation process. The effects of the various air-inlet sizes and locations were determined by observing the performance of the kitchen hood in maintaining the recommended level of CO2 within the room.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Uncontrolled Keywords: air-inlet, optimal size, optimal location, domestic kitchen extraction, CFD, IAQ, Range cooker, extraction hood, cooking, contaminants, HVAC
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    Q Science > QA Mathematics
    T Technology > TH Building construction
    T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
    Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
    School of Computing and Engineering > Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference (CEARC)
    School of Computing and Engineering > Automotive Engineering Research Group
    School of Computing and Engineering > Pedagogical Research Group
    School of Computing and Engineering > Diagnostic Engineering Research Centre
    School of Computing and Engineering > Diagnostic Engineering Research Centre > Energy, Emissions and the Environment Research Group
    School of Computing and Engineering > Diagnostic Engineering Research Centre > Machinery Condition and Performance Monitoring Research Group
    School of Computing and Engineering > Diagnostic Engineering Research Centre > Measurement System and Signal Processing Research Group
    School of Computing and Engineering > Informatics Research Group
    School of Computing and Engineering > Informatics Research Group > XML, Database and Information Retrieval Research Group
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    Depositing User: Graham Stone
    Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2009 09:44
    Last Modified: 09 Dec 2010 10:30
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/3788

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