Assessment of Periodic Open Cellular Structures for Enhanced Heat Conduction in Catalytic Fixed-Bed Reactors

Journal article
(Original article)


Publication Details

Author(s): Schwieger W, Freund H, Bianchi E
Journal: Advanced Engineering Materials
Publication year: 2015
ISSN: 1438-1656
eISSN: 1527-2648


Abstract


In this paper, the effective heat conductivity of periodic open cellular structures (POCS) is investigated by means of a systematic numerical study. 3D geometries of different configurations were considered, representing the unit cell volume of the modular POCS. Special emphasis is put on the strut morphology, i.e. the strut cross sectional shape and the distribution of the solid material along the strut. At the same porosity, the optimal designed structures show a higher effective heat conductivity than conventional open-cell solid foams with random cell geometry. This possibility to exceed the effective thermal conductivity of state-of-the-art open-cell foams by optimization of their geometrical properties is an interesting novel aspect of high relevance regarding their application in catalytic reactors.



FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Bianchi, Enrico
Professur für Katalytische Reaktoren und Prozesstechnik
Freund, Hannsjörg Prof. Dr.
Professur für Katalytische Reaktoren und Prozesstechnik
Schwieger, Wilhelm Prof. Dr.
Professur für Technische Chemie (Reaktionstechnik)


Additional Organisation
Exzellenz-Cluster Engineering of Advanced Materials


Research Fields

D Catalytic Materials
Exzellenz-Cluster Engineering of Advanced Materials


How to cite

APA:
Schwieger, W., Freund, H., & Bianchi, E. (2015). Assessment of Periodic Open Cellular Structures for Enhanced Heat Conduction in Catalytic Fixed-Bed Reactors. Advanced Engineering Materials. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adem.201500356

MLA:
Schwieger, Wilhelm, Hannsjörg Freund, and Enrico Bianchi. "Assessment of Periodic Open Cellular Structures for Enhanced Heat Conduction in Catalytic Fixed-Bed Reactors." Advanced Engineering Materials (2015).

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