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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2009, Article ID 410838, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/410838
Research Article

Comparison of Periodic Flow Fields in a Radial Pump among CFD, PIV, and LDV Results

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, 47048 Duisburg, Germany

Received 11 March 2009; Accepted 1 August 2009

Academic Editor: Gerard Bois

Copyright © 2009 Jianjun Feng 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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