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On the Effect of Cavitation on the Radial Forces and Hydrodynamic Stiffness of a Centrifugal Pump

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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Abstract

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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