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Experimental and Numerical Studies on a Centrifugal Pump with 2D-Curved Blades in Cavitating Condition

Hofmann, M. and Stoffel, B. and Coutier-Delgosha, O. and Fortes-Patella, R. and Reboud, J.L. (2001) Experimental and Numerical Studies on a Centrifugal Pump with 2D-Curved Blades in Cavitating Condition. In: CAV 2001: Fourth International Symposium on Cavitation, June 20-23, 2001, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA USA. (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CAV2001:sessionB7.005

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Abstract

In the presented study a special test-pump with 2D curvature blade geometry in cavitating and non-cavitating conditions was investigated using different experimental techniques and a 3D numerical model of cavitating flows. Experimental and numerical results concerning pump characteristics and performance breakdown were compared at different flow conditions. Appearing types of cavitation and the spatial distribution of vapour structures within the runner were also analysed.


Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subject Keywords:turbomachinery cavitation 3D numerical simulation of turbomachinery numerical simulation of cavitating flows
Record Number:CAV2001:sessionB7.005
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CAV2001:sessionB7.005
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Collection:CaltechCONF
Deposited By: Imported from CAV2001
Deposited On:27 Apr 2001
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