International Journal of Rotating Machinery / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

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

Table 1

Specifications of the pump stage.

ImpellerReturn channel

Number of blades 6 number of vanes 9
Inlet radius 40 mm inlet radius 95 mm
Outlet radius 75.25 mm outlet radius 50 mm
Blade height 12.7 mm vane height 14 mm
Front side chamber height 1.85 mm
Back side chamber height 2 mm

Diffuser Design operating point

Number of vanes 9 flow rate 0.0045 m3/s
Inlet radius 77.5 mm rotating speed 1450 rpm
Outlet radius 95 mm delivery head 7 m
Vane height 14 mm specific speed 22.6

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