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Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
Volume 2012, Article ID 867820, 15 pages
Research Article

CFD Parametric Studies for Global Performance Improvement of Open Refrigerated Display Cabinets

1Electromechanical Engineering Department, University of Beira Interior, Rua Fonte do Lameiro, Edifício 1 das Engenharias, 6201-001 Covilhã, Portugal
2Mechanical Engineering Department, High School of Technology and Management, Polytechnic Institute of Guarda, Avenida Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro, No. 50, 6300-559 Guarda, Portugal

Received 9 April 2012; Accepted 20 November 2012

Academic Editor: Antonio Munjiza

Copyright © 2012 Pedro Dinis Gaspar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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