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How to perform a Multi-Objective Optimization of a Centrifugal Pump Stage?

In this consultancy summary , ADT was asked to perform a multi-objective design optimization of a pump stage. The target was to improve the impeller...

Optimum Blade Loading for Reduction of Secondary Flow in Pump Impellers

Across the specific speed range, pumps are subject to various flow phenomena and loss mechanisms which are dominant in that particular range. For...

Optimum Blade Loading for Control of Cavitation in Pumps

Across the specific speed range, pumps are subject to various flow phenomena and loss mechanisms which are dominant in that particular range. For...

How to Perform a Multi-Objective Automatic Optimization Strategy for Design of Waterjet Pumps?

Waterjets are increasingly being used as the propulsive method of choice for high speed marine vehicles. A pump designed for waterjet application...

Suppression of Secondary Flows in a Mixed-Flow Pump Impeller by Application of Three-Dimensional Inverse Design Method : Part 2

The previous paper describes the design of the blade geometry of a medium specific speed mixed flow pump impeller by using a three-dimensional...

Suppression of Secondary Flows in a Mixed-Flow Pump Impeller by Application of Three-Dimensional Inverse Design Method : Part 1

The paper describes the design of the blade geometry of a medium specific speed mixed flow pump impeller by using a three-dimensional inverse design...

How JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Designed their Rocket Engine Turbopump?

At the present time, Stepanoff’s design methodology based on empiricism using an experimental database is still widely used in pump design.

Design of Gas Compressor and LH2Pump Stage for Hydrogen Transport

The global push for decarbonization has inevitably led the world to take a closer look at hydrogen. Hydrogen could be a good option for many sectors...

How to Optimize the Design of a Reversible Pump-Turbine Runner with High Efficiency and Stability?

Pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) is currently the only proven large-scale (>100 MW) energy storage technology. The benefits of PHES on electrical...

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