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Rotordynamic Tests in Cavitation of the SEP Inducer

Karyeaclis, Michael P. and Miskovish, R. Scott and Brennen, Christopher E. (1989) Rotordynamic Tests in Cavitation of the SEP Inducer. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished)

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The problem of rotordynamic instability has had a long history and a significant impact on the design and operation of rotating machinery. As the search for higher power density and sophistication intensified, so have efforts to understand better and solve the instability problem and the difficulties often associated with it, such as noise and vibration, excessive bearing loads, loss of performance and catastrophic failure.

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Additional Information:Report E200.27 on contract with Société Européenne de Propulsion, Division à Liquides et Espace, Vernon, France. The authors would like to thank Professors Alan Acosta and Thomas Caughey for their valuable suggestions and assistance throughout this investigation. We would especially like to thank Ron Franz, whose help was instrumental in performing the tests. In addition, we would like to thank Sophie Verzat of SEP for her help during the preliminary stages of the tests, Vianney Duthoit and Adiel Guinzburg for their help in taking the data, and Joe Fontana for helping with the installation of the auxiliary pump. Finally, we appreciate the generous donation of the auxiliary pump by the Byron-Jackson Co.
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