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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 213907, 11 pages
Analysis of Cavitation Instabilities in a Four-Blade Inducer
Arts et Metiers ParisTech/LML Laboratory, 8 boulevard Louis XIV, 59046 Lille Cedex, France
Received 26 December 2011; Accepted 18 April 2012
Academic Editor: Meinhard Taher Schobeiri
Copyright © 2012 O. Coutier-Delgosha et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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