Numerical Modeling of a Multilayer Electrocaloric Refrigeration System Using CFD Comsol Multiphysics

7 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2019 Last revised: 31 May 2019

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Brahim Kehileche

University Yahia Fares of Medea

Younes Chiba

University Yahia Fares of Medea

Noureddine Henini

University Yahia Fares of Medea

Abdelhalim Tlemçani

University Yahia Fares of Medea

Bakhti Mimene

University Yahia Fares of Medea

Date Written: April 23, 2019

Abstract

Electrocaloric refrigeration technology could provide a ’green’ alternative to traditional energy guzzling gas-compression fridges and air conditioners. They would require 20-30 less energy to run than the best systems currently available. One of the most promising approaches for the realization of cooling device on the base of the Electrocaloric is a multilayered structure of ferroelectric. The performance of a Multilayer Electrocaloric Refrigeration System was then evaluated based on a simulation model with CFD COMSOL Multiphysics; developed in this study. The obtained results discussed in this work reveal important aspects of the electrocaloric effect as well as point out some new perspectives on this area of research.

Keywords: Electrocaloric Refrigeration, Ferroelectric, COMSOL Multiphysics

Suggested Citation

Kehileche, Brahim and Chiba, Younes and Henini, Noureddine and Tlemçani, Abdelhalim and Mimene, Bakhti, Numerical Modeling of a Multilayer Electrocaloric Refrigeration System Using CFD Comsol Multiphysics (April 23, 2019). 2nd National Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics & Technology 2018 (CFD & Tech 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3376514 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3376514

Brahim Kehileche (Contact Author)

University Yahia Fares of Medea ( email )

Medea
Algeria

Younes Chiba

University Yahia Fares of Medea ( email )

Medea
Algeria

Noureddine Henini

University Yahia Fares of Medea ( email )

Medea
Algeria

Abdelhalim Tlemçani

University Yahia Fares of Medea ( email )

Medea
Algeria

Bakhti Mimene

University Yahia Fares of Medea ( email )

Medea
Algeria

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