Study of Computational Fluid Dynamics for Projection Distance Prediction of the Foam Monitor

폼모니터의 분사거리 예측을 위한 유동해석에 관한 연구

  • Ryu, Young-Chun (Graduate school, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dong-A University) ;
  • Seo, Bu-Kyo (Graduate school, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dong-A University) ;
  • Seung, Jung-Hyun (Graduate school, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dong-A University) ;
  • Lee, Young-Hoon (NK Corporation Technology Research Center) ;
  • Park, Young-Chul (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dong-A University)
  • 류영춘 (동아대학교 대학원 기계공학과) ;
  • 서부교 (동아대학교 대학원 기계공학과) ;
  • 성정현 (동아대학교 대학원 기계공학과) ;
  • 이영훈 ((주)엔케이 기술연구소) ;
  • 박영철 (동아대학교 기계공학과)
  • Received : 2014.06.25
  • Accepted : 2014.10.10
  • Published : 2014.10.31


The foam monitor is equipment for extinguishing fires, particularly for oil tankers or cargo areas of the carrying vessel. This equipment is installed on the cargo tank deck. Generally, the projection distance is important for designing an extinguishment. On the other hand, the form monitors in current industry have been designed by trial and error rather than by numerical analysis method. Therefore, the shape design of the new form of monitor is needed. In this study, numerical analysis was performed to determine the projection distance prediction, and experiment results were used to make a comparison with the analysis results. The proposed method was applied to the modified form of a newly designed monitor in a company.


CFD(Computational Fluid Dynamics);FEM(Finite Element Method);foam monitor;projection distance


Supported by : 산업통상자원부


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