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Performance Optimization of a Centrifugal Fan


You hear about it everywhere: design optimization. The world requires more efficient and reduced emissions products, as with the government regulations directives mandating their adherence to energy standards such as EU’s Ecodesign directive. The competitive pressure across the industry means that it is no longer sufficient to design and manufacture fans that simply work. Energy efficiency, over an extended operating range, has become a vital objective of design effort along with performance to suit the machine’s intended application.

Wouldn't it be great to automate your fan design optimization? You can with 3D inverse design technology.

fan3.pngJoin us for our webinar, we will show you how a centrifugal fan / blower stage consisting of impeller and volute can be optimized for improved stage performance using the TURBOdesign Suite:

  • TURBOdesign Pre for mean line design.
  • TURBOdesign1 for 3D blade design by using 3D inverse design approach.
  • TURBOdesign volute for novel volute design using a 2D inverse approach.
  • TURBOdesign 3Dlab for generation of solid models. 



The following high-level steps will be shown:

  • Performance simulation and review of a complete (i.e. impeller + volute) stage.
  • Key choice of design parameters for the impeller and volute design.
  • Control and manipulation parameters such as blade loading for the impeller and specified inlet velocity distribution for the volute.
  • Performance simulation and review of the optimized design


About Advanced Design Technology

We provide software and services for the design and optimization of turbomachinery, based on our unique 3D Inverse Design technology. Our tools and services help customers achieve innovative “breakthrough” designs, delivering market leading solutions at dramatically reduced development costs.

ADT, headquartered in London, UK, was established in 1999 as a joint venture between University College London and The Ebara Research Co Limited of Japan. We are considered as one of the leading global turbomachinery design software providers, with our TURBOdesign Suite tool set in use across a very wide range of applications and sectors. 

Our design consultancy services deliver cutting-edge solutions to our global customers. Whether the task involves a complete solution, from concept to final design for manufacturing, or is facing challenging multi-point / multi-objective design optimization, we work closely with our customers and support them throughout the entire design process.

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