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Cavitation in Turbo Pumps-Part 1

@inproceedings{A2014CavitationIT,
  title={Cavitation in Turbo Pumps-Part 1},
  author={A. and Acosta},
  year={2014}
}
  • A., Acosta
  • Published 2014
  • Associate Profe ssor of M echanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasad e na , Calif. Assoc. Mem. ASME A free-streamline flow through a cascade of semi-infinite flat plates is taken as a simplified model of the cavitation process in a helical inducer pump. The length and thickness of the resulting cavity is determined as a f unction of blade geometry and cavitation parameter. Loss coefficients resulting from the cavitation are estimated and representative cavity shapes are… CONTINUE READING
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