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Head and Flow Observations on a High- Efficiency Free Centrifugal-Pump Impeller

Osborne, W. C. and Morelli, D. A. (1950) Head and Flow Observations on a High- Efficiency Free Centrifugal-Pump Impeller. Transactions of the ASME, 72 . pp. 999-1007.

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A series of studies of the flow through the various components of hydrodynamic machinery is in progress in the Hydraulic Machinery Laboratory of the California Institute of Technology. Observations have been made on an impeller patterned after the Grand Coulee design. The impeller was operated as an isolated unit hydraulically free of the casing. The flow pattern at the discharge has been determined quantitatively for one flow rate, and a head-capacity curve for the impeller has been obtained. This paper constitutes a report on the findings up to the present.

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Additional Information:© 1950 ASME. Contributed by the Hydraulic Division and presented at the Annual Meeting, New York, N. Y., November 27-December 2, 1949, of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The authors acknowledge many suggestions of the laboratory staff, under the direction of Dr. R. T. Knapp, and particularly those of their collaborator, Mr. A. J. Acosta.
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