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Prediction of Centrifugal Slurry Pump Head Reduction: An Artificial Neural Networks Approach

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Tahsin Engin

Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sakarya, 54187 Sakarya, Turkey

Akif Kurt

Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Sakarya, 54187 Sakarya, Turkey e-mail: akurt@sakarya.edu.tr

J. Fluids Eng 125(1), 199-202 (Jan 22, 2003) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1523062 History: Received August 30, 2001; Revised July 29, 2002; Online January 22, 2003
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Accuracy of the conventional correlation technique, 7, for prediction of head reduction factor
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Accuracy of ANN model for testing data set
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Comparison between predicted and experimental head reduction factors
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Performance of proposed neural network architecture
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Flow chart for the back-propagation learning algorithm

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