Franz, R. J. and Brennen, C. E. and Acosta, A. J. and Caughey, T. K. (1986) On the Effect of Cavitation on the Radial Forces and Hydrodynamic Stiffness of a Centrifugal Pump. In: Rotordynamic instability problems in high-performance turbomachinery, 1986 : proceedings of a workshop held at Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, June 2-4, 1986. NASA Conference Publication. Vol.NASA CP-2443. No.2443. National Aeronautics and Space Administration , Washington, DC, USA, pp. 493-501. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:FRAriphpt86
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The asymmetric flow within a volute exerts a radial force on a centrifugal impeller. The present paper presents experimental measurements of the radial forces on the impeller in the presence of cavitation.
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|Additional Information:||The authors are indebted to the NASA George Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama for continued sponsorship of this research under contract NAS8-33108. We are also grateful for the help given by D. Brennen.|
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|Deposited By:||Christopher Brennen|
|Deposited On:||10 Dec 2004|
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