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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2017, Article ID 2329591, 10 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/2329591
Research Article

Effect of Tip Clearance on the Internal Flow and Hydraulic Performance of a Three-Bladed Inducer

1School of Energy and Power Engineering, Jiangsu University, No. 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China
2National Research Center of Pumps, Jiangsu University, No. 301 Xuefu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu 212013, China
3ALTA S.p.A., 5 via della Gherardesca, Ospedaletto, 56121 Pisa, Italy
4Civil and Industrial Engineering, University of Pisa, 8 Via Gerolamo Caruso, 56122 Pisa, Italy

Correspondence should be addressed to Yanxia Fu; nc.ude.sju@ufaixnay

Received 7 October 2016; Revised 8 December 2016; Accepted 5 February 2017; Published 8 March 2017

Academic Editor: Zuohua Huang

Copyright © 2017 Yanxia Fu 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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