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Numerical Turbulent Simulation of the Two-Phase Flow (Liquid/Gas) Through a Cascade of an Axial Pump

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Andrés Tremante, Nathaly Moreno

Universidad Simón Bolı́var, Laboratorio de Conversión de Energı́a Mecánica, Caracas, Venezuela

Robert Rey, Ricardo Noguera

LEMFI-ESA CNRS 7067, ENSAM-151 bd de l’Ho⁁pital-75013 Paris, France

J. Fluids Eng 124(2), 371-376 (May 28, 2002) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1471533 History: Received July 27, 2001; Revised February 20, 2002; Online May 28, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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General view of helico-axial rotor 5X
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Final mesh (5X-Ω) (19200 elements and 28500 nodes)
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Lift coefficient as a function of angle of attack for different GVF
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Drag coefficient as a function of angle of attack angle for different GVF
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Lift coefficient as a function of gas fraction GVF for different angles of attack
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Loss coefficient as a function of gas fraction GVF for different angles of attack
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Concentration of liquid (percent) at leading edge for α1=79 deg and GVF=20 percent
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Gas and liquid distribution for α1=79 deg and GVF=20 percent
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Concentration of liquid (percent) at leading edge for α1=84 deg and GVF=20 percent
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Gas and liquid distribution for α1=84 deg and GVF=20 percent

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