Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Shock and Vibration
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 6797593, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6797593
Research Article

An Investigation of Acoustic Attenuation Performance of Silencers with Mean Flow Based on Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulation

School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Northeastern University, Shenyang 110819, China

Received 28 June 2015; Revised 18 September 2015; Accepted 27 September 2015

Academic Editor: M. I. Herreros

Copyright © 2016 Wei Fan and Li-Xin Guo. 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.

Linked References

  1. M. G. Prasad and M. J. Crocker, “Insertion loss studies on models of automotive exhaust systems,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 70, no. 5, pp. 1339–1344, 1981. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. M. L. Munjal and P. T. Thawani, “On the transfer matrix for a uniform tube with a moving medium,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 91, no. 4, pp. 597–599, 1983. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. K. Narayana Rao and M. L. Munjal, “Experimental evaluation of impedance of perforates with grazing flow,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 108, no. 2, pp. 283–295, 1986. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. Y. H. Kim, S. H. Kim, B. D. Lim, and Y. K. Kwak, “Experimental study of acoustic characteristics of expansion chamber with mean flows,” KSME Journal, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 125–132, 1988. View at Google Scholar
  5. Y. Aurégan and M. Leroux, “Failures in the discrete models for flow duct with perforations: an experimental investigation,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 265, no. 1, pp. 109–121, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. Broatch, X. Margot, A. Gil, and F. D. Denia, “A CFD approach to the computation of the acoustic response of exhaust mufflers,” Journal of Computational Acoustics, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 301–316, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Zentralblatt MATH · View at Scopus
  7. Z. L. Ji, H. S. Xu, and Z. X. Kang, “Influence of mean flow on acoustic attenuation performance of straight-through perforated tube reactive silencers and resonators,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 12–17, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. C. Liu and Z.-L. Ji, “Computational fluid dynamics-based numerical analysis of acoustic attenuation and flow resistance characteristics of perforated tube silencers,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, vol. 136, no. 2, Article ID 021006, 11 pages, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. H.-D. Ju, S.-B. Lee, and Y.-B. Park, “Transmission loss estimation of splitter silencer using multi-domain BEM,” Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 2073–2081, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. Z. L. Ji, “Boundary element acoustic analysis of hybrid expansion chamber silencers with perforated facing,” Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, vol. 34, no. 7, pp. 690–696, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Zentralblatt MATH · View at Scopus
  11. C. Jiang, T. W. Wu, M. B. Xu, and C. Y. R. Cheng, “BEM modeling of mufflers with diesel particulate filters and catalytic converters,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 243–250, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. C. I. J. Young and M. J. Crocker, “Prediction of transmission loss in mufflers by the finite element method,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 144–148, 1975. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. O. Z. Mehdizadeh and M. Paraschivoiu, “A three-dimensional finite element approach for predicting the transmission loss in mufflers and silencers with no mean flow,” Applied Acoustics, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 902–918, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. Z. Kang and Z. Ji, “Acoustic length correction of duct extension into a cylindrical chamber,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 310, no. 4-5, pp. 782–791, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. Y. S. Ge, H. B. Zhang, Y. R. Zhang, J. W. Tan, X. M. Zhang, and X. K. Han, “An analysis on 3D acoustic performance of automotive exhaust muffler,” Automotive Engineering, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 51–55, 2006 (Chinese). View at Google Scholar
  16. P. Chaitanya and M. L. Munjal, “Effect of wall thickness on the end corrections of the extended inlet and outlet of a double-tuned expansion chamber,” Applied Acoustics, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 65–70, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. J. Fu, W. Chen, Y. Tang, W. H. Yuan, G. M. Li, and Y. Li, “Modification of exhaust muffler of a diesel engine based on finite element method acoustic analysis,” Advances in Mechanical Engineering, vol. 7, no. 4, 11 pages, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  18. K. S. Peat, “Evaluation of four-pole parameters for ducts with flow by the finite element method,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 84, no. 3, pp. 389–395, 1982. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Zentralblatt MATH · View at Scopus
  19. X. R. Wang and Z. L. Ji, “Boundary element analysis of four-pole parameters and transmission loss of silencers with flow,” Chinese Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 717–724, 2007 (Chinese). View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. N. Gil-Negrete, A. Rivas, and J. Viñolas, “Predicting the dynamic behaviour of hydrobushings,” Shock and Vibration, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 91–107, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. S. N. Panigrahi and M. L. Munjal, “Backpressure considerations in designing of cross flow perforated-element reactive silencers,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 504–515, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. A. J. Torregrosa, P. Fajardo, A. Gil, and R. Navarro, “Development of non-reflecting boundary condition for application in 3D computational fluid dynamics codes,” Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 447–460, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. C.-N. Wang, “A boundary element analysis for simple expansion silencers with mean flow,” Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 529–536, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. S.-H. Lee and J.-G. Ih, “Empirical model of the acoustic impedance of a circular orifice in grazing mean flow,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 114, no. 1, pp. 98–113, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. F. L. Zhan and J. W. Xu, Virtual.Lab Acoustics Simulation from Entry to Master, Northwestern Polytechnical University Press, Xian, China, 2013 (Chinese).
  26. ANSYS Inc, ANSYS FLUENT 14.5 in Workbench User's Guide, ANSYS Inc, New York, NY, USA, 2012.
  27. LMS International NV, LMS Virtual.Lab Online Help11-SL2, LMS International N. V., Leuven, Belgium, 2013.
  28. C. Liu, Z. L. Ji, and Z. Fang, “Numerical analysis of acoustic attenuation and flow resistance characteristics of double expansion chamber silencers,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, vol. 61, no. 5, pp. 487–499, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. M. L. Munjal, Acoustic of Ducts and Mufflers, Wiley, New York, NY, USA, 2014.
  30. R. Singh and T. Katra, “Development of an impulse technique for measurement of muffler characteristics,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 279–298, 1978. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. J. M. Middelberg, T. J. Barber, S. S. Leong, K. P. Byrne, and E. Leonardi, “CFD analysis of the acoustic and mean flow performance of simple expansion chamber mufflers,” in Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. 151–156, Anaheim, Calif, USA, November 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  32. B. K. Gardner, A. Mejdi, F. Mendonca, and D. Copley, “Using CFD flow fields to inform acoustic finite element models of complex mufflers with thermal and flow effects,” in Proceedings of the 44th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, Paper 15-665, San Francisco, Calif, USA, August 2015.
  33. E. Dokumaci, “Effect of sheared grazing mean flow on acoustic transmission in perforated pipe mufflers,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 283, no. 3–5, pp. 645–663, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus