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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2011, Article ID 137860, 7 pages
Research Article

Research on Pump Volute Design Method Using CFD

Research Center of Fluid Machinery Engineering and Technology, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang 212013, China

Received 27 September 2010; Accepted 31 March 2011

Academic Editor: David Japikse

Copyright © 2011 Sunsheng Yang 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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