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Measurements for the rotordynamic shroud forces for centrifugal pumps

Guinzburg, A. and Brennen, C. E. and Acosta, A. J. and Caughey, T. K. (1990) Measurements for the rotordynamic shroud forces for centrifugal pumps. In: ASME Fluid Machinery Forum 1990. Fluids Engineering Division. No.FED-96. American Society of Mechanical Engineers , New York, NY, pp. 23-26. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:GUI108

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Abstract

An experiment was designed to measure the rotordynamic shroud forces on a centrigual pump impeller. The measurements were doen for various whirl/impeller ratios and for different flow rates. A destabilising tangential force was measured for small positive whirl ratios and this force decreased with increasing flow rate.


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Additional Information:The authors would like to thank A. Bhattacharyya, F. Rahman and F. Zhuang for their help in conducting the experiments. This work is supported by NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, A;abama under NASA grant No NAG8-118: the authors are grateful for this support.
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