b'Geek Hub | Engineer InnovationTemperature 374.76 FTemperature 416.13 FTemperature 421.99 F500.00550.00 457.00501.81 414.00453.62 371.00405.43 328.00357.24 285.00309.04260.85 242.00212.66 199.00164.47 156.00116.28 113.0068.09 70.00Temperature [F] Temperature [F]Cut Plot 4: contoursFlow Trajectories 1In pursuit of the perfect cook: flanges for placing the coal racks and Almost all of us have cooked somethingthe cooking rack.on the grill ranging from meat to3. Ash catcherSome kettle grills vegetables. It takes a long time tocan hold ash when the bottom vent become a grilling expert and for a veryhandle is slid back and forth.good reason. Every grill has unique4. Bottom ventsThese vents allow characteristics like shape, materials,cold air to enter in order to provide coal placement, etc. Even the type ofenough air for the coals to burn.coal being used can drastically change5. Coal rackThis is typically placed grill performance from cook to cook.right above the bottom vent holes.6. Cooking rackThis is placed above The type of grill we will look at is athe coal rack.kettle grill; it has vents on the bottom7. Top vent holesThe hot air leaves for variable air flow, vents on the top tothe grill from these holes. These let hot air escape, and the coal is placedgases are combustion products close to the bottom vents. A few factorsfrom burning the coalthat are very important when trying to8. Temperature probeThis achieve a good cook are evenprobe is typically used to judge distribution of heat which will lead tohow hot the grill is.even cooking, a good sear on food but also a desire not to burn the food. Grill A few observations have been masters go to various lengths in themade after looking at the design. pursuit of the perfect cook, some evenThe temperature probe is placed all have secrets that they arent willing tothe way at the top of the grill. There share. Using Simcenter FLOEFD we willcould be a difference in temperature look at the performance of a kettle grillinside the grill which cannot be to see if we can reveal some of thecaptured by the one temperature probe secrets that grill masters hold dear.measurement. Some parts of the grill may be hotter or cooler than the The basics of a kettle grill: temperature probe. The placement Let us breakdown the construction of aof the bottom vents and the top typical kettle grill: vents may also have an impact on the performance 1. Top lidThis lid is typically made ofof the grill. Other factors steel and coated with paint. This lidthat can cause variability in also has a plastic handle to safely liftperformance of the grill are: the lid. amount of food, placement 2. Bottom kettleThis part has similarof food, amount of charcoal, construction as the top lid. It hasand placement of charcoal. 95'